William Wilson (Butch) Spray
September 5, 1943 -
January 26, 2013

Visitation

January 28, 2013
4 PM - 8 PM

Service 

January 29, 2013
11 AM

Interment

Obituary

Funeral service for Mr. William Wilson (Butch) Spray, age 70 of Fayetteville, will be conducted Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. David England and Rev. Van Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Lebanon Cemetery. Mr. Spray passed away Saturday at Centennial Hospital.

A native of Lincoln County, He was the son of the late J.D. & 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 Lion’s 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, NC, and 5 great-grand children.

Visitation with the family will be Monday evening from 4 until 8 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Fayetteville Lion’s Club.

Video Services

11 Comments

  1. Cissy Boatman

    I am so sorry to hear about Butch, I have kept up thru Pat (Joyce’s sister) I know he was well loved by family and friends and people in the community….My Prayers for the family….I know its hard to let them go, but he is in a better place now…..

    Love, Cissy

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  2. Teresa Helbert

    Sorry to hear of the loss of one of my favorite uncles. Sorry my family and I will not be there with you to celebrate the life of this wonderful man,husband,brother,father,grandfather and friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time of grief. Love to all.

    Reply
  3. Rebecca Holder-Brandon

    My thoughts and prayers go out to all of Mr Sprays family. I hope you can find some peace and comfort in the many memories you had together.

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  4. Sherry Clifton

    I’m so sorry to hear of Butch’s death. My thoughts and prayers are with the whole Family. Sherry Clifton

    Reply
  5. Peggy G. Bevels

    Sending my deepest sympathy to all the family. May your precious memories bring comfort to you at this difficult time.
    In Christian Love,
    Peggy G. Bevels

    Reply
  6. Amy Osteen

    May God be especially close to all of you at this very difficult time. Because He lives, Love Amy S. Osteen

    Reply
  7. roger laster

    my prayers go out to butch’s family.butch was a good neighbor and a good man. he will be missed.

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  8. Ken Richards, Jr.

    It is with great sorrow of heart that I receive the news of the passing of Butch. He was a great friend and will be deeply missed by all his family and friends.

    Our thoughts and prayers are with each and everyone of you.

    Reply
  9. Katie Wiseman Womack

    Joyce and family:

    So sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one (Butch). I know you are really going to miss him. He was always friendly and a good neighbor.

    I pray that God will put His loving arms around you and comfort you through this very difficult time. There will always be a whole in your heart for him, but God and time will help ease the pain.

    God Bless and comfort you all.

    Sincerely,
    Katie

    Reply
  10. Tommy Howell

    Cindy , Sorry to hear about your loss. you are in our thoughts and prayers . he will surely be missed

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  11. Debbie Gentry Miahnahri

    Family,

    So sorry to hear about Butch. Thoughts and Prayers are with each of you now in your time of sorrow. May you find comfort in fond memories that you will carry with you now and always.

    Reply

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11 Comments

  1. Cissy Boatman

    I am so sorry to hear about Butch, I have kept up thru Pat (Joyce’s sister) I know he was well loved by family and friends and people in the community….My Prayers for the family….I know its hard to let them go, but he is in a better place now…..

    Love, Cissy

    Reply
  2. Teresa Helbert

    Sorry to hear of the loss of one of my favorite uncles. Sorry my family and I will not be there with you to celebrate the life of this wonderful man,husband,brother,father,grandfather and friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time of grief. Love to all.

    Reply
  3. Rebecca Holder-Brandon

    My thoughts and prayers go out to all of Mr Sprays family. I hope you can find some peace and comfort in the many memories you had together.

    Reply
  4. Sherry Clifton

    I’m so sorry to hear of Butch’s death. My thoughts and prayers are with the whole Family. Sherry Clifton

    Reply
  5. Peggy G. Bevels

    Sending my deepest sympathy to all the family. May your precious memories bring comfort to you at this difficult time.
    In Christian Love,
    Peggy G. Bevels

    Reply
  6. Amy Osteen

    May God be especially close to all of you at this very difficult time. Because He lives, Love Amy S. Osteen

    Reply
  7. roger laster

    my prayers go out to butch’s family.butch was a good neighbor and a good man. he will be missed.

    Reply
  8. Ken Richards, Jr.

    It is with great sorrow of heart that I receive the news of the passing of Butch. He was a great friend and will be deeply missed by all his family and friends.

    Our thoughts and prayers are with each and everyone of you.

    Reply
  9. Katie Wiseman Womack

    Joyce and family:

    So sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one (Butch). I know you are really going to miss him. He was always friendly and a good neighbor.

    I pray that God will put His loving arms around you and comfort you through this very difficult time. There will always be a whole in your heart for him, but God and time will help ease the pain.

    God Bless and comfort you all.

    Sincerely,
    Katie

    Reply
  10. Tommy Howell

    Cindy , Sorry to hear about your loss. you are in our thoughts and prayers . he will surely be missed

    Reply
  11. Debbie Gentry Miahnahri

    Family,

    So sorry to hear about Butch. Thoughts and Prayers are with each of you now in your time of sorrow. May you find comfort in fond memories that you will carry with you now and always.

    Reply

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