Charles E. Sprague

Posted:  Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:30am

Charles E. “Chuck” Sprague, 75, died Oct. 10, 2017 in Vassalboro while biking with a friend.

He was born Dec. 15, 1941 in Boston, Massachusetts to Charles and Fozena Dunton Sprague. Chuck worked as a safety manager for Hodgdon Yachts in East Boothbay, as a metalware manager for CM Almy in Pittsfield, and for Sherman Lumber Company in Sherman.

Chuck loved being active outside, especially biking. He completed the Trek Across Maine for the last 26 years. He also enjoyed moose hunting, gardening, and kayaking. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially with grandchildren and having coffee with friends. He was always helping neighbors, friends and family.

Chuck was a member of the Sherman Mills Masonic Lodge #165, and a member of the Anah Temple. Chuck was proud of all his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He supported all of their hopes and dreams. He would travel to any length to support all of their sporting and life events.

He was predeceased by his parents, and his first wife, Carol Sprague.

He is survived by his wife, Juanita “Teta” Sprague of Augusta and Boothbay Harbor; daughters, Gayle Sprague and her children Noah and Eva, Wendy and Clyde Brooks and their children, Jason and Alicen, Donna and Paul Hawkins and their children, Caleb and Andria, Caleb’s daughters Cadence and Skylynn (expected in November), Andria and Aaron Engroff and their son, Brody, Julie Sprague and her daughter Madelyn; stepsons, Greg Stevens and his wife Lisa, Todd Stevens and his wife Jane; and brother, Ed Sprague and his wife Ellen.

A service to celebrate Chuck’s life will be held 2 p.m. Oct. 21 at Hall Funeral Home, 975 Wiscasset Road, Boothbay. The Rev. Bill Meyer will officiate.

Should friends desire, contributions in Chuck’s memory can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 6675-8517 or Maine Special Olympics, 125 John Roberts Road, So. Portland, ME 04106.

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Arrangements are entrusted to Hall’s of Boothbay.