Valdosta Daily Times

August 5, 2013

Gilbert Charles Spray Sr.


The Valdosta Daily Times

-- — Mr. Gilbert Charles Spray Sr., 80 of Quitman passed away Monday, August 5, 2013 at Brooks County Hospital.

Mr. Spray was born October 28, 1932 to the late John and Ariene Bryant Spray. Mr. Spray served in the United States Air Force and worked on Apollo 11 spacecraft for NASA. He retired with Roadway Express as a truck driver and was a member of Crosspoint Church.

Survivors include his wife, Marna Spray of Quitman; two sons and daughter-in-law, Charles Spray of Bryson City, N.C., and Harold and Mary Jane Dryman of Quitman; two daughters, Holly Hester of Waverly, Ga., and Tammy Johnston of Lakeland; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one sister, Carolyn Sorrells of Madison, Ind.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Crosspoint Church with the Rev. Steve Atkinson officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.maxwellmillerfuneralhome.com.— Maxwell-Miller Funeral Home of Quitman