Joseph Edward Spradlin Jr.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Joseph Edward Spradlin Jr., 69, of Little Rock, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, in the comfort of his home with his family at his side. 

He was born in Dodge City and attended school in Parsons and Wichita. He graduated from Newman College of Nurse Anesthesia.

Joe is survived by his wife, Jill, of 46 years; children, Tyson (Haley) Spradlin of Little Rock, Arkansas, and Broc (Megan) Spradlin of San Juan, Puerto Rico; four grandchildren; his parents, Joseph and Rita Spradlin of Lawrence; brothers, Don (Mary) Spradlin of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Mike (Sylvia) Spradlin of Olathe.

Joe practiced as a certified registered nurse anesthetist in Arkansas for many years and was adored by everyone who knew him. He will be missed greatly for his kindness and humor.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Ruebel Funeral Home in Little Rock, Arkansas. The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Arkansas Hospice, Humane Society of Pulaski County or Arkansas Association of Nurse Anesthetists.

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