Patrick Walter Spruell
Patrick Walter Spruell
  • February 13, 1992 - August 19, 2017
  • Metairie, Louisiana

Share This Obituary

Patrick Walter Spruell, beloved son of Philip Wesley Spruell and Kristin Eppling Spruell, passed away in Metairie, Louisiana on August 19, 2017. During his 25 years of life, Patrick was a devoted brother/ best friend/ co-conspirator to his only sibling, Thomas Wesley Spruell. He also leaves behind his paternal grandmother Linda Spruell Sheffield; his uncles, Thomas J. Eppling and David A. Spruell; his aunt, Karen G. Spruell; and cousins, Lauren Eppling Nelson, Amelie Eppling Conger, Caroline Dufrene, Joe Dufrene, Betsy Eppling, Natalie Dufrene, Nathan, Matthew, and Sara Spruell. Patrick was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather Walter W. Spruell; maternal grandfather Eldred J. Eppling; maternal grandmother Helen Pereira Eppling, and his aunt, Kathy Eppling.

From the moment he entered this world on February 13, 1992, Patrick was smiling and had a heart that could fill a room. Along with his wit and colorful personality, he was also blessed with brains and brawn. He excelled at many sports, including hockey, baseball, and wrestling. Patrick was a member of the wrestling team at Jesuit High School, and his opponents were often surprised by his big strength in a small package. He was a die-hard fan of the Saints and LSU, where he earned a degree in construction management from the College of Engineering in 2014. Patrick was a valued employee of Construction Masters, Inc. in Metairie.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. in New Orleans, on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 12 noon. A visitation will be held at the funeral home beginning at 10:00AM.

If you would like to honor Patrick’s memory, please consider a donation in his name to the wrestling team at Jesuit High School.

To view and sign the guest book, visit