Larry Dean Sprowls, II, 30, of McMechen, W.Va., passed away at his home on Saturday, June 4, 2016, after lifelong courageous battle with Cerebral Palsy.
Larry was born March 14, 1986 in Wheeling. He was a Catholic by faith, and attended the First Church of God, McMechen and Northwood Health Systems Day Treatment Program at Adena Hills, Moundsville. Larry was loved by everyone, and will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, John and June Kobasko; paternal grandmother, Wilma Jean Sprowls; aunt, Debbie Corvino; and uncle, Thomas Lloyd Sprowls.
Larry is survived by his mother, Sharon L. Kobasko (Eugene Holmes) of McMechen, with whom Larry resided; father, Larry D. Sprowls (Teresa Stocklask) of McMechen; step-mother, Lora Patrick Hennen of Buffalo, W.Va.; brothers, Timothy Coss and Luke Dalton Sprowls, both of Buffalo, W.Va.; sisters, Rebekah Inez Sprowls of Buffalo, W.Va., Tabitha Coss of Brave, Pa. and Lacy Coss of Buffalo, W.Va.; special friends, Kacie, Johne and Kaitlin; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Larry’s family would like to give special thanks to Mark Gamble, who worked with Larry as a respite provider & best friend through Northwood Health Systems. The family would also like to give special thanks to Tiffany Kobasko, for always helping with Larry.
Friends will be received from 2-8 pm, Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood-McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall Street, McMechen, where funeral services be held at 6 pm, with Dr. Mitchel Johnston officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Larry’s family, C/o www.TreasuredMemoriesFunding.com, to assist with the many expenses during this difficult time. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.