Edward Bruce Sprouse

03/03/1928 — 01/12/2020

From Richland, WA | Born in Tokyo, Japan


Sun, January 26, 2020, 1:00 pm
Sun, January 26, 2020, 2:00 pm
Cemetery at Sunset
915 By-Pass Hwy Richland, WA US 99352
(509) 946-0803

Edward Bruce Sprouse

Edward Bruce Sprouse passed away on Sunday, January 12, 2020.  He was born to Fremon P. and Evelyn F. (Pope) Sprouse on March 3, 1928.

He grew up on a farm near Oroville, WA, and was a proud member of the Oroville Hornets football and basketball teams and well known among his teachers for his drawing talent.  After high school he joined the Air Force and served primarily as an MP on Okinawa.  After leaving the military he pursued a degree in art and education at El Camino Junior College in Los Angeles and then completed his degree at Eastern Washington University.  He then took a job teaching art at what was then Columbia (now Richland) High School.  After going back to get a Master’s degree at EWU, he moved to Hanford High School and taught art there until his retirement in 1988.

His other passion in life was golf, a sport he played as long as he could carry a golf bag and remained interested in throughout his life.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his beloved sisters Evelyn, Irene, and Betty Lou.

He is survived by his son Ron, as well as 6 nephews and 3 nieces.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 PM Sunday, January 26, 2020 at Sunset Gardens in Richland.


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  • Such a talented man. His art work displayed proudly in him home.
    Will always remember him hitting plastic golf ball in their yard growing up as a kid. And his bad ass Green Chevy SS always parked in the garage. My condolences Ron!
    R.I.P. Mr. Sprouse

    Gauin E. Moore
    January 23, 2020
    Federal Way, WA
  • Our sincere sympathy, Ron. God be with you. Let us know if we can help in any way.

    Bob and Reta Fritz
    January 18, 2020
  • Our sympathy Ron. God be with you.

    Bob and Reta Fritz
    January 18, 2020
  • Bob and Reta

    Bob and Reta Fritz
    January 18, 2020