Lawrence Norman, (Smokey) beloved husband of Julia Ann Sprong (nee Morgan) for 57 years passed away Monday, November 25, 2013, age 81. He was the only son of the late Norman and Mildred Sprong . Dearly loved father of Gary (Patricia) Sprong, Nancy (Thomas) Perdiew, Gregory (Dee) Sprong and Robert (Lisa) Sprong. Grandfather of Sandra, Amy, Chelsea, Tanner, Lindsey, Caitlyn and Austin Sprong; Jeffrey (Nora) and Kristin Perdiew; Rachael, Rebecca and Samuel Perna. Over fifty year member of the Norwood-Winton-Carthage Masonic Lodge #576, F&AM, also a lifelong member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). He served in Germany during the Korean Conflict
, and worked for 38 years at XTEK in Sharonville. Family will receive friends at the Mason Christian Village Chapel, 411 Western Row Rd., Mason, OH 45040 on Saturday, November 30, 2013 from 1 p.m. until time of memorial service at 2 p.m. Memorials may be sent to Mt. Healthy Christian Church, 7717 Harrison Ave., Cinti, OH 45231 or Mason Christian Village Benevolent or Auxiliary Fund.