Russell Sprunger Jr., House painter

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By The Staff

A memorial service for Russell Sprunger Jr., 74,  will be held on April 10 at noon at Hiton Landing in Old Town.

Sprunger, an Old Town resident for 31 years,  died on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009. He was born in Mansfield Ida Catherine and Russell Charles Sprunger, Sr.  He was a house painter by trade and he loved to fish.

Mr. Sprunger is survived by a daughter, Cath Bell of St. Petersburg, sons, Timothy and Gary Sprunger of Pinellas Park; four grandchildren, one great-grandchild, sisters, Susan Rice of Bronson, Jean Backensto of Pinellas Park; and brothers, Kerry Sprunger and Jim Sprunger of Mansfield, Ohio.

The service will be presided over by Sprunger's brother, Tim Sprunger, and burial will immediately follow in Old Town Cemetery.  Hiton Landing is located off U.S. Highway 19 and County Road 317 in Old Town.  

Arrangements are under the care of Florida Direct Cremation in St. Petersburg.


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