Billy John Sprinkles

Monday, March 30, 2015

Billy John Sprinkles, 75, of Seligman, passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at his home. He was born on April 12, 1939, in Seligman, son of Isaac Jacobs and Lucy Fay (Galyen) Sprinkles. On Aug. 11, 2000, he was united in marriage to Ellen Soderstrom, and she survives.

As a child he worked in a sawmill with his grandpa, and continued to work with wood for much of his life. Additional survivors include: one stepdaughter, Edith Momtaz and her husband, Jason, of Washburn; two brothers, Charles "Harvey" Sprinkles, of Pleasant Hill, and Willie Sprinkles and his wife, Betty, of Aurora; and three step-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

Services were held Monday at the White Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial was at Lone Walnut Cemetery, west of Seligman.