He was born September 7, 1957 in St. Joseph, Missouri son of Betty & Richard Sproat.
He attended Central High School, and graduated with a drafting degree from Vatterott College. He worked as a drafter for an architectural firm in Kansas City.
Richard was preceded in death by his father, Richard Henry Sproat Jr., and a grandson, Zachary Williams.
He is survived by his mother Betty Sproat of St. Joseph, MO, two daughters Brandy Sproat, and Crystal Sproat, both of St. Joseph, and two sons Richard N. Sproat of NC, and Alex J. Sproat of St. Joseph, MO, three grandchildren: Nicole Williams, Caleb Sproat, and Alexis Sproat, two brothers, David Sproat of Chapman, KS, and Steven Sproat of Adrian, MO, and two sisters, Mary Campbell of St. Joseph, MO, and Debra Foster of the home.
He will be cremated under the care of the Rupp Funeral Home. There will be a gathering at a family home this weekend. Memorials are requested to the Richard Sproat Memorial Fund in care of the Rupp Funeral Home. Online condolence and obituary at www.ruppfuneral.com
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