Family announces funeral arrangements for 6-year-old boy who drowned in Columbus

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Brenden Sperry

COLUMBUS, Ind. – Funeral arrangements have been set for the 6-year-old boy who drowned in Bartholomew County.

Family tells CBS4 that Brendon Sperry will be honored in Columbus on Thursday and Leavenworth on Friday. It will be open to the public.

In Columbus, visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Barkes Weaver and Glick Funeral Home and Crematorium. The service will be afterwards.

In Leavenworth, visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Crawford County Consolidated Church. The service will be held afterwards.

DNR says Brendon was swept away from a sandbar at Mill Race Park on Thursday. His body was found in the east fork of the White River on Saturday.

Brendon’s dad was on deployment with The National Guard in Australia when the accident happened. He has since made it back to the states.

Brendon’s father’s plane landing

A GoFundMe account has been set up to help with funeral expenses.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.