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Obituary for Melody D Sprankle

Melody D. Sprankle, 74, Altoona, passed away on Monday, May 31, 2022, at UPMC Altoona.

Born on March 23, 1948, in Altoona, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Blanche (Chevalier) Rickabaugh.

Melody loved nothing more than playing cards with the ladies. She also enjoyed bingo and going camping.

Surviving are her son, Bill Sprankle Jr. (Kathy); daughter, Jennifer Campbell; 6 grandchildren: Jonathan, Tamara, Harley, Hannah (Andrew) of the US Navy, Nekisha, and William; brother in law Dean Sprankle and his partner Marcia Bell; 4 furbabies: Alex, Bella, Rosebud and Gizmo; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Along with her parents Melody was preceded in death by her husband Bill Sprankle Sr.; 2 brothers, Charles and Kenneth Rickabaugh; 3 sisters, Kate Hoover, Alice Bott and Bonnie Bennett; and also Joe and Kenny Rickabaugh.

It was Melody’s wishes that services be private and at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Melody’s name may be made to American Pride Credit Union, 1431 Valley View Blvd. Altoona, PA 16602 to help pay for her final expenses.