June 25, 1969 - December 20, 2021
Norman Spriggs Jr. led an exciting life and will be greatly missed by the lives he touched. ____________________ Norman Spriggs Jr. was born Wednesday, June 25, 1969, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to the late Norman Spriggs Sr. and the late Lula Virginia Williams-Spriggs. Norman accepted the Lord as his personal Savior at an early age because of the tutelage of his father, Bishop Norman Spriggs Sr. Norman was a faithful member of Deliverance Temple Church of God. He also attended Mount Olive Baptist Church in an effort to support his son Najee. He received his formal education in the Harrisburg School District graduating from Harrisburg High School, Class of 1987. After high school, he joined the United States Army and was honorably discharged in 1999 after serving during Desert Storm. Later, he graduated from Harrisburg Area Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice. Norman’s career path included employment by the Department of Corrections Pennsylvania State Prison System, Herbert Schaffner Youth Center, Abraxas Group Inc., Keystone Human Services and New Story School. Norman was extremely dedicated to working with special needs children. Norman, affectionately called “Big N-ster, Hoss, Big Fool and Tony,” was known for his sunglasses, his many fragrances of cologne and his sense-of-humor. He enjoyed having game nights with his wife, children, other family members and friends. He was overly competitive and never liked to lose. He enjoyed watching his favorite team, the Philadelphia Eagles, traveling, watching movies, comedy shows and, most importantly, he enjoyed his Saturdays at GQ II Barbershop having conversations with his friends, Mr. Charles Arp, Rob Willis, Omar Parker and Marlon Tucker. On Monday, December 20, 2021, at UPMC Harrisburg Hospital, Norman transitioned into eternal life at fifty-two years of age leaving to cherish fond memories his devoted wife, Tywila Spriggs of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; seven children, Norman Spriggs III of Harrisburg, Tatiana Spriggs, Ishmael Spriggs, Briana Spriggs of Lawton, Oklahoma, Jamel Spriggs of Springfield, Massachusetts, Paige Spriggs and Najee M. Spriggs; his bonus son, Douglas Pitts II; two stepchildren, Nolan Adams and Ne`Mir Crosson, all of Harrisburg. His life will also be lovingly remembered by his siblings, Bernadette Clinton (Derrick), Nathaniel Spriggs (Lisa), Christian Spriggs (Lillian), Alphonso Spriggs (Rita), Autro (Witchy) Spriggs, Tawana (Moe) Spriggs, Antwoyn Spriggs (Newburgh Germany), Normel Spriggs; aunt, Barbara Austin (Guy); uncle, Thomas Spriggs (Doris); mother-in-law, Jody Burnett (Alfonso); sister-in-law, Christina Carden; nine grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. BURIAL AT INDIANTOWN GAP MONDAY, JANUARY 3, 2022 AT 10 A.M. FAMILY AND FRIENDS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CLICK ON THE SHARE A MEMORY TAB TO POST VIDEOS, SHARE MEMORIES, CONDOLENCES, REFLECTIONS OR SIMPLY YOUR NAME. CLICK ON THE PHOTOS & VIDEOS ON-LINE STREAMING OF SERVICE TAB OR MEDIA TAB (MOBILE) AND TRIBUTE WEBCAST TO VIEW SERVICE.
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