WINSTON SALEM NC Robert L. Sprinkle Lawrenceville, Bob Sprinkle, age 78, originally of Winston Salem NC, passed away January 9, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife Robbie Hedrick Sprinkle of Lexington NC, who passed away in 1997. Bob and Robbie moved from the Winston Salem NC area in 1976 to an Atlanta, Ga suburb. Bob retired from Bell Laboratories where he had worked since graduating high school. Bob is survived by his daughter Susan, of Lilburn Ga.; son Todd and his wife Corrine, of Lawrenceville Ga; 5 grandchildren (Misty, Austin, Mason, Sierra, and Braden), and one great grandchild Lauren. Bob is also survived by his brother John Sprinkle of Rural Hall NC; sister Lelia Sprinkle of Winston Salem; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at 1:30 pm and burial service will begin at 3 pm at Tom Wages Funeral Home located at 3705 Hwy 78 in Snellville, Ga. Interment will follow at Eternal Hills. The family will also hold a memorial service at 1pm on Saturday Jan 18th at the home of John Sprinkle in Rural Hall, NC. Condolences may be viewed or sent to www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, A Family Company Snellville Chapel 770-979-3200, has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.