Donald Lee Sperzel


Donald Lee Sperzel, 68, left his earthly body on July 18, after spending four months in various medical facilities and less than a day in the Hosparus Inpatient hospice unit. In his teens, Donnie was a member of a locally popular rock band, The Centrics, who won the very first WHAS Crusade for Children Combo Contest. Donnie worked as a project manager at Ready Electric for 22 years before starting Sperzel Electric. His favorite project was the Kentucky Center for the Arts. Donnie was an active member of the Jeffersonville Knights of Columbus, having held the office of Grand Knight several times. He was preceded in death by his parents Jack and Jean Ann Osborne Sperzel, his sister Linda Agnew (Bud) and his brother Bill Sperzel (Lois).
Donnie is survived by his wife of nearly 50 years, Ceil Chapman Sperzel, and his children, Casey and Lindsey.
Visitation will be held Sunday, July 21, noon - 4 p.m. at Naville & Seabrook Funeral Home, 1119 E. Market St., New Albany, Indiana, with a Celebration of Life service commencing at 4 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Donnie's memory may be directed to the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, 1307 E. Elm St., New Albany.
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Published on July 19, 2019
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Georgeann Whitworth
Jul 29, 2019
Ceil, I am so sorry for your loss. My special memories of my husband did help to get me through the hard times. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Janet McDonald Schlageter
Jul 24, 2019
Dearest Ceil,
I have just learned of Donnie's passing and his illness.
I am deeply sorry for your lose as well as the loss many others are sharing. I wish I would have known sooner as I would have liked to attend the celebration of his life.
It has been a long time but I still hold fond memories of years past.
Christopher Beasley
Jul 22, 2019
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Kim Scales
Jul 22, 2019
I am so very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.
Anita Kruer
Jul 20, 2019
My sincere condolences and Prayers for all.
Sharol Kraft
Jul 20, 2019
My deepest sympathy Ceil, Lindsey, Casey and family. Donnie was a fun loving guy that always made me laugh, he will be missed by everyone that knew him. My thoughts and prayers are with you.