Howard Spratt, 66, died Sunday, March 17. All that matters now is that he was hugged by Jesus as he entered Heaven. He was born Oct. 6, 1946, the son of Richard and Esther Spratt. He was a compassionate and loving man, giving his time and efforts as a volunteer for the Veteran’s Administration Hospice floor. He was always ready to help anyone. Howard leaves behind his wife, Myrna; sons Paul and wife Helen, and Michael and wife Alesha; daughters Gina and husband Joey, and Stephanie and husband Shawn; and grandchildren Zachary, Ally, Ashley, Reagan, Katie, Payton and Rylen. Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, March 22, at Clark Legacy Center, with a time of sharing at 12:30 p.m. Burial will follow at Evergreen Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Veteran’s Administration, Leestown Road. www.clarklegacycenter.com.