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July 7, 1962 ~ October 10, 2023 (age 61) 61 Years Old
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Tracy Lynn Spriggs, age 61, of South Milford, went to his eternal heavenly home on Tuesday, October 10, 2023 at Parkview Randaillia Hospital in Fort Wayne. Tracy was born in Kendallville, Indiana on July 7, 1962 to the late Billy Spriggs and Norma Rose (Swinehart) Spriggs. He was a custodian at Prairie Heights High School in the past. He married Barbara Blankenship on August 4, 1990 at the Church of the True God near South Milford. Tracy was strong in his faith, and he enjoyed going to church and telling everyone he could about the love of God and the saving grace of Jesus. He loved spending time with his family. His nieces and nephews meant the world to him. Tracy loved driving his 1957 Chevy, only on sunny days! He loved collecting things and reading about history. Tracy had a great sense of humor. He was a fun-loving guy and he loved to laugh. He was deeply loved and will be greatly missed.
Wife, Barbara Spriggs of South Milford.
Sister, Dana and Larry Nagel of South Milford.
Sister, Tina and James Patrick of South Milford.
Mother-in-law and father-in-law, Mary and Jim Tuttle of Rome City.
Sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Delores and Bill Forbes of Kendallville.
Brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Steve and Julie Blankenship of Overland Park, Kansas.
Nine nieces and nephews that he adored; Wendy and Wes McCrea of Orland, Indiana; Angela Handshoe of South Milford; Abigail Handshoe of Kendallville; Samantha and Adam Porter of Avilla; Katlyn and Jorge Nevarez of South Milford; Holly Blankenship, Caleb and Tatyana Blankenship of Overland Park, Kansas; Katie and Brandon Ritchie of Kendallville and Lauren and TJ Friend of White Pigeon, Michigan. Also 11 great nieces and nephews survive him.
Godson, Isaiah Creech of Kendallville.
Best friend, Charles and Delora Reed.
Tracy was preceded in death by his parents, Billy and Norma Spriggs; two brothers, Dean Spriggs and Gary Spriggs; and father-in-law, Fedie Blankenship.
Visitation will be held Friday, October 13th from 3:00-7:00 PM at Crosspointe Family Church, 205 Highpointe Crossing, Kendallville, Indiana. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 14, 2023 at 10:00 AM at Crosspointe Family Church with Pastor Rich Secor officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in LaGrange County. Memorial donations may be made to Crosspointe Family Church. Arrangements entrusted to Hite Funeral Home.