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Dr. A.C. "Chip" Sproles

d. June 21, 2022

Long Beach

Dr. Arthur Chipley “Chip” Sproles, age 76 of Long Beach, passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

He was a native of Gulfport and graduated from Gulfport High School in 1963.  He graduated from Tulane School of Medicine in 1970 Internship: Charity Hospital 1970-1971 Residency: Charity Hospital 1971-1974.  He practiced general surgery for 43 years in Gulfport.

Chip was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. James Arthur Sproles and Mrs. Jo Halbert Sproles.

He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Robin Thames Sproles; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Emmitt and Linda Thames of Gulfport; and his brother-in-law, David Thames (Judi).

Dr. Sproles loved fishing.

He leaves behind many, many friends who loved him.  Per his request, there will be no service.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Dr. Douglas Lanier and Dr. Paul Mullen..

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Humane Society of South MS and St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

Riemann Family Funeral Home, Long Beach, is serving the family.  An online obituary may be viewed and memories shared at

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