Published 12:00 am Friday, September 5, 2008
William B. Spruill
VIRGINIA BEACH—William Brantly Spruill, 93, if the 800 block of Silvercrest Lane, died Sept. 2, 2008.
A native of Creswell, N.C., he was the son of the late Walton C. and Mary Woodley Spruill.
Mr. Spruill was a barber for many years at the Riverview Barbershop on Granby Street and later opened Spruill’s Barbershop in Indian River. He was a member of Laurel Avenue Church of Christ where he was an elder and Sunday school teacher for many years.
Survivors include his wife of 71 years, Josephine D. Spruill; daughter, Barbara Sue Gordon and husband Glenn of Virginia Beach; two sons, Rodney W. Spruill Sr. and wife Lois of Virginia Beach and Gary B. Spruill and wife Chris of Mechanicsville; four granddaughters, Kimberly Ivey and husband John, Melinda Spruill, all of Richmond, Kelly Martin of Virginia Beach and Julie LeMaster and husband Matthew of Austell, Ga.; two grandsons, Skip Liverman and wife Wendi and Rodney Spruill Jr. and wife Wynter, all of Richmond; sister, Christine Blount of Virginia Beach; brother, Thomas Spruill and wife Joyce of Franklin; nine great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be held today at 11 a.m. in Graham Funeral Home, Greenbrier Chapel, with Ministers Rupert Wallace and Brandon Spruill officiating.
Interment will follow in Rosewood Memorial Park.
Those desiring may make memorial contributions to Laurel Avenue Church of Christ, 1126 Laurel Ave., Chesapeake, VA 23325.
Please share a memory with the family and view the service via live webcam at www.grahamfuneralhome.com