Linwood Judson Spratley, Jr., 80, passed away August 5, 2019. Linwood was born in South Norfolk, Virginia to the late Linwood and Myrtle Bateman Spratley and was also preceded by a son, Linwood Earl Spratley. He retired as a Marine Engineer working at the areas largest shipyards including, Norfolk Naval, CDI, Newport News, and QED. Linwood was a member of the Tidewater Big Train Operator Club, the Tidewater Coin Club, and previous member of the Horticultural Society. Linwood and his wife both attended Green Lakes Baptist Church.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 60 years, Vivian O. Spratley; daughter, Felicia R. Pickrel and her husband Joseph Scott; grandchildren, Tia Lynn Scholten, Stacie Leigh Dillion and her husband Joshua; great-grandchildren, Madisyn Grace Penrod and Calvin; brother, Bob Spratley; and many extended family members and dear friends.
A graveside service to celebrate his life will be held privately for the family. Please consider sharing a memory, photo, or leaving a condolence for the family.