Death Notices » Henry B. "Hank" Spilman
January 25, 1936 - June 10, 2020
HENRY B. “HANK” SPILMAN, age 84, of Chagrin Falls. Beloved husband of Darci (Hecker) for 35 years; loving father of Thomas (Kristin), Laura (Sean) Tyrrell, Randy (deceased), Lee (Heather), and Jack; dearest grandfather of Will, Delia, Nick and Olivia; dear brother of Landon (Betty Sue) Spilman. Undergraduate of American University and MBA from University of Michigan. Veteran, U.S. Army.
He will be remembered by his wife and children as an amazing husband and father who gave them unconditional love and support. They all credit him for the people that they have become. Hank always knew what to say. He brought a wisdom paired with an amazingly sharp wit and sense of humor to life. He had an overwhelming pride, trust, and support in his children’s decisions; a trust that would foster a confidence and drive to do right.
Dad, Hank, Mr. Spilman, Coach, speaking on behalf of all of those who knew you, you made the world a better place. Memories of you and your impact on this world live on in more than just your family.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to The Cleveland Baseball Federation (cbfkids.org) in memory of Hank Spilman who instilled a love of sports and healthy competition to his children and the numerous kids that he coached. A private family service will be held to celebrate his life.