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Spray, local business owner here, dies at 70

Posted on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 7:31 am

Butch Spray

Butch Spray

William Wilson “Butch” Spray, owner of Spray’s Termite and Pest Control, died Saturday (Jan. 26, 2013) at Centennial Hospital. He was 70.

A native of Lincoln County, he was the son of the late J.D. and Effie Hale Spray. He retired from the National Guard after 20 years service and was the owner of Spray’s Termite and Pest Control.

Mr. Spray was a member of the First Baptist Church, was past president of the Lions Club and was past-president of the Tennessee Pest Control Association in 1998 and 1999, earning a lifetime achievement award.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Spray of Fayetteville; daughter, Cindy (Gary) Lambert; sons, Stan (Tammy) Spray, Chris (Brenda) Spray, all of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Lori (BJ) Jolley, Andrew (Lindsey) Williams, Kimber Lambert, Garrett Lambert, Brittany Spray, Abbey Spray, Ty Spray, Logan Mullins, Tyler Mullins, all of Fayetteville; sisters, Thelma Roberts of Lewisburg, Katherine (Billy) Hobbs of Fayetteville; brother, David (Eloise) Spray of Etowah, N.C.; and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were to be conducted Tuesday morning at Higgins Funeral Home with the Revs. David England and Van Johnson officiating. Burial was to follow in Lebanon Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Fayetteville Lions Club.

Higgins Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.