John E. Spratlin
1941 — 2023
John E. Spratlin, 82, of Hephzibah, passed away peacefully at his residence on November 1, 2023, after a lengthy stay in the hospital. John was born in Athens, GA to Elmer and Grace Spratlin. Growing up in Athens, he and his brother Buddy, would sell peanuts for a nickel a bag at Sanford Stadium when the bleachers were still wooden. John moved to Augusta where he met the love of his life and future wife, Marian Key. He started to work for Gordon Farmer at Augusta Concrete Block Company until his retirement in 2006. In his off time, he loved going to Gatlinburg, TN and later in life John picked up the game of golf and loved playing with his friend, the late Wiley McDaniel. John is preceded...