Mr. Connie “Jack” Spratt, age 80, of Marion, North Carolina, passed away peacefully on the night of Friday, February 07, 2020 at Charles George VA Medical Center’s Hospice & Palliative Care Unit in Asheville. Born in Baileysville, West Virginia on August 20, 1939, he was the son of the late James Spratt and Goldie Bailey Frances.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Jimmy Spratt and Vondie “Dick” Spratt.
Jack was extremely proud to have served in the United States Navy where he retired as Senior Chief Petty Officer. Following retirement, he began his journey as a civilian sub-contractor in the Defense Intelligence Agency at the Pentagon. At one time Jack owned over 50 race horses and enjoyed watching them compete.
He is survived by one daughter, Sondra Marion (Alan), one son, Scott Spratt; one step-daughter, Kelly Laychak (Mike); three siblings, Shirley Strawn, Kathleen Harvey (Ron) and Rondel Spratt; and seven grandchildren, Savannah Spratt, Stephen Spratt (Abbey), Lindsay Lynch (Branden), Brian Marion, Sean Laychak (Samantha), Marcus Laychak and Bridget Laychak.
A graveside service will be held at a later date at the Arlington National Cemetery with honors provided by the United States Navy.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mr. Spratt’s memory are asked to consider, Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, Attn: Development, 875 North Randolph Street, Suite 225, Arlington, Virginia 22203 or by visiting www.nmcrs.org.
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Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society-Attn: Development
875 North Randolph Street, Suite 225, Arlington VA 22203