Harvey Sprinkles

September 30, 2020

LEICESTER – Harvey Sprinkles, age 100, of Leicester, died Wednesday, September 30, 2020.

Mr. Sprinkles was born April 6, 1920 in Madison County to the late Robert Clifford and Bertha Crawford Sprinkle and grew up in the Upper Laurel Community; he was a resident of Buncombe County for most of his life. Harvey had a very strong work ethic, was honest, dependable and loyal.  He loved and believed in his family.  Harvey retired from Sayles Biltmore Bleachery after 40 plus years and was also a lifelong farmer.  He and Martha did foster care for many years.  Harvey was of the Christian faith. 

Mr. Sprinkles wanted to live long enough to vote for the President again.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Martha Dell Hensley Sprinkles who died February 15, 2008; sons, Vernon Sprinkles, infant son, Charles and infant daughter, Edith; sisters, Ada Oleson, Macie Bailey, Evelyn McCoy; and brothers, Glenn, George and Nelson Sprinkle.

Surviving are his daughter, Rebecca Fuller of Leicester; sons, Carlton Sprinkles of Mosheim, TN, and Kermit Sprinkles and wife Linda of Leicester; sisters, Beulah Hamlin and Joann Butler and husband Charlie all of TN; nine grandchildren, twenty-one great grandchildren and seventeen great-great grandchildren.

His graveside service will be held at 2:30  p.m. Friday, October 2, 2020 in Ashelawn Gardens of Memory, 901 Aiken Road, Asheville. Reverend Andy Hollifield will officiate.

The family will receive friends 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. Friday, prior to the service at West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon Ave. Weaverville.

For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Mr. Sprinkles’ obituary at www.WestFamilyFuneralServices.com.

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