Roland Eugene Sprouse
Roland Eugene Sprouse, 86, of Austin, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, March 19, 2014. He was born on Aug. 29, 1927, in Sardis, Okla., to Tillman Benjamin and Icy (Prince) Sprouse.
Roland was preceded in death by his wife, Ann Sprouse; his parents; and sisters Virginia Dibble and Loveidean Sharp. He is survived by his son, Ronald Sprouse of Uvalde; daughters Roxanne McCarty and husband Robert of Spring, Rolene Sprouse and husband Gerry Dunk of Austin, and Rosanna Kirkland and husband Richard of Glasgow, Scotland; grandchildren Robin McCarty White and husband Jeremy of Spring, Robert Michael McCarty and wife Jodie of Spring, and Brianna Patteson of Kyle; great-grandchildren Eric Lindquist, Dane McCarty, and Hannah McCarty, all of Spring; siblings David Sprouse and wife Ruth of Tuskahoma, Okla., Kenneth Sprouse and wife Nadine of Deadwood, Ore., June Sharp and husband Phillip of Clayton, Okla., Tyccoa McClain and husband Cal of Talihina, Okla., and Sylvia Roper of Junction City, Ore.; numerous nieces and nephews; and many loving friends.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 26, from 5-7 p.m. in the Finch Funeral Chapel in La Vernia.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, officiated by Pastor Kurt Wubbena. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice Austin, 4107 Spicewood Springs Road, Ste. 100, Austin, TX 78759 or www.hospiceaustin.org/get-involved/donate/.