Charles W. (1/7/2019)
Time: At a Later Date
Location: A Family Celebration of Life
Charles W. “Chuck” Spreng, 83, of Perrysville, died peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday afternoon, January 7, 2019, in Ohio Health Mansfield Hospital after a brief illness. Chuck was born October 20, 1935 on the family farm near Perrysville, the son of the late Walter and Monna (Miller) Spreng. Chuck was a 1953 graduate of Loudonville High School where he excelled in sports and was very active in FFA. He earned the Ohio Farmer Award and was the first person in Loudonville to ever earn the American Farmer Award. He was named Third Team All-Ohio in football, was inducted into the Loudonville High School Sports Hall of Fame in 1987, and was inducted into the Ashland County Sports Hall of Fame as a member of the undefeated 1951 LHS football team. Chuck and the family’s dairy herd were among the top producing in Ashland county for many years. He continued to help and oversee farm operations right up until the time of his passing.
Chuck enjoyed traveling to many exotic places around the globe with his late wife, Linda. He worked hard, played hard and enjoyed life. Chuck took pride in earning his Private Pilot’s license years ago and enjoyed flying for relaxation on pleasant days. Chuck was a former two-term member of the Loudonville-Perrysville Board of Education as well as a former member of the Loudonville Equity Board of Directors for many years. He was a life-long Perrysville-Loudonville area resident and farmer who called his farm his favorite place to be.
He is survived by two sons: Milt (Amy) Spreng of Perrysville and Dr. William (Jody) Spreng of Wellington; his daughter, Bev (Danny) Bilger of Loudonville; his step-son, Dr. Jon “Chip” (Dr. Teresa) Cooperrider of Perrysville; his two step-daughters: Heidi (Don) Cooperrider-Young of Redmond, WA and Tina (Tim Cowan) Cooperrider of Loudonville; his daughter-in-law, Staci Staats of Columbus; his grandchildren: Christie (Chester) Mullett, Charles J. “CJ” (Michele) Spreng, Jon (April) Spreng, Andy (Angie) Spreng, Tom (Lara) Spreng, Tabitha Spreng, Jacqueline Bilger, Robert (Jennifer) Bilger, Mara Cooperrider, Tessa Cooperrider, Maddi Cooperrider, Zohdi Cooperrider-Young, Piper Cooperrider-Young, Jhet Cooperrider-Young, Brue Cooperrider-Young, and Rai Stencel; his great-grandchildren: Avery Mullet, Iva Spreng, Caden Spreng, Austin Spreng, Addie Spreng, Riley Spreng, Hailey Spreng, and Joseph Werling; his brother, Don F. Spreng of Perrysville, and his dog, Super.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Linda Bevelhymer Spreng; his son, C. Michael Spreng; his brother, Lawrence Spreng; and an infant sister.
A family Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. The family request memorial donations be sent to the Loudonville Fire Dept./EMS, 200 N. Market St., Loudonville, OH 44842 or the Perrysville Firefighters Assoc., 181 E. Third Street, Perrysville, OH 44864. The LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE is honored to be assisting the Spreng family.
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