Mr. Bobby Smith Spriggs, age 83, of Rome, GA, passed away Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at his residence. Mr. Spriggs was born in Rome, GA on February 7, 1938, son of the late George Walter Spriggs and the late Ida Mae Clonts Spriggs. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Martha Annetta Sims Spriggs, by 5 sisters, Bertha Whitfield, Betty Spriggs, Dorothy Gray, Glenda Nelson, and Clara Pierson, and by 2 brothers, George and Ernest Spriggs. Mr. Spriggs was the founder and former owner of Spriggs Paving Co., Inc. here in Rome, which he operated for over 40 years. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include 3 daughters, Rita Spriggs Smith (Edward), Gina Spriggs Magnicheri (Gene), and Vivica Spriggs Barnes, all of Rome; 2 sons, Tim Spriggs, Sr. (Ann), Rome, and Danny Spriggs (Betty Ann), Cedar Bluff, AL; a sister, Charlotte Spriggs, Rome; 16 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 4, 2021, at 2pm in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel. Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Thursday from 5 until 7pm. Mr. Spriggs' grandchildren will serve as his pallbearers. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.
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