Daniel D. Spray

December 8, 2017

Former Frankfort resident, Daniel D. Spray, 73, of North Port, Florida, died December 8, 2017 at Thomas Jefferson Hospital, Philadelphia, PA.  Born May 15, 1944 in Frankfort, Ind. to Herbert & Esther (Rogers) Spray.  He married Patricia Rush on June 6, 1969 in Kokomo and she survives.

Dan was a 1962 Graduate of Frankfort High School. He had lived in Frankfort for 61 years, before moving to Monticello, Indiana in 2007.  Since April of 2017, Dan and his wife and had lived in North Port, Florida.  He retired from Chrysler in Kokomo, Ind., after working for 38 years.  A veteran of the U.S. Army, where he served in Germany.  He was a former member of the Eastside Christian Church and Monticello Christian Church, American Legion, Moose Lodge.  Dan enjoyed bowling, boating, fishing and visiting with friends.

Visitation and Services

Funeral services will be 12 Noon, Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort, Ind. Visiting will begin at 10 a.m. prior to the funeral service. Rev. Chris Dobson will officiate the service. Memorial donations may be made to the Monticello Christian Church, P.O. Box 187, Monticello, IN 47960 or American Legion, 451 W. Clinton St., Frankfort, IN 46041.

Survived by:

Wife: Patricia Spray of North Port, Florida, Daughter: Trisha Combs of Pittsburgh, PA, Son: Jeff (Donna) Spray of Philadelphia, PA and 6 Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 3 sisters, Judy Crutchfield, Barbara Mascari and Nancy Spray, and his twin brother, Dennis Spray.


Leave your Condolences

16 Condolences for “Daniel D. Spray”

  1. Marlene Hirt December 11, 2017 at 5:43 pm

    I’m so sorry Patricia. My prayers are with you. Healing hugs my friend, Marlene

  2. Tom and Rachel Rich December 11, 2017 at 5:44 pm

    Do to the time frame for the funeral I won’t be able to attend. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Seems like just yesterday that you all lived on Green Street. I remember Dan as a very good person.

  3. Traci Markin December 11, 2017 at 6:12 pm

    Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family Pat.

    God bless,
    Traci & Terry Markin

  4. Toni December 11, 2017 at 6:37 pm

    Uncle Dan will be missed by so many! I truly loved going for visits to Indiana and seeing them. He always kept me laughing. My thoughts and prayers to all. I love ya all. Hold each other close at this sad time.

  5. Greg Spray December 11, 2017 at 6:51 pm

    Dan is my cousin. I loved going to Uncle Herb’s and Aunt Esther’s house to play games with Danny when we were kids. He was a great guy who seemed to always be happy. We lost close contact as I moved from Indiana with my family and as the years passed, but, we talked on the phone from time to time… mostly laughing about the fun times we had growing up as cousins. I, along with anyone who knew him, will miss him. RIP, Cous!! Greg Spray

  6. Tanny Dawson December 11, 2017 at 10:52 pm

    We pray for your comfort and healing and know that Dan is with our Father, enjoying his ” new life.” We love you and will always remember Dan’s great humor, love of family and kindness. Love, Betty and Tanny Dawson

  7. Beth December 12, 2017 at 5:28 am

    I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  8. Nancy Corwin December 12, 2017 at 9:59 am

    I grew up with Danny although I was a few years older than him. We lived in the same neighborhood in Woodside district. His mother and my mother were good friends and was in a Euchre club together for years. Our name was Meneely and Danny was a very good neighbor. We had a lot of fun in that neighborhood. I am so sorry for your loss. I knew all of his sisters also. It was a close neighborhood back in the days. I know he will be missed by many, my best wishes to all the family. Nancy Meneely Corwin

  9. Jody & Laurie Rush December 12, 2017 at 10:51 am

    Extending our sincerest condolences in honor of an Uncle whose sense of humor will always keep our hearts chuckling. We treasure our memories and especially fondly remember Uncle Dan’s loving kindness. We are most thankful for his & Aunt Trish’s generous and gracious hospitality, always welcoming us to stay with them when we traveled to Indiana. We will dearly miss you Uncle Dan and look forward to seeing you again in our eternal home!

    God Bless and Comfort You Aunt Trish, Jeff, Tricia & Family.
    We Love You,
    Jody & Laurie

  10. janie &frank December 12, 2017 at 2:52 pm

    will miss our brotherinlaw dearly. what a good man. he will foever remain in our hearts. from the youngest to the oldest we say goodbye

  11. Chris Risse December 12, 2017 at 4:56 pm

    Some of the best memories from my childhood were visiting my nextdoor neighbors, Dan and Pat. Trish was often my babysitter and I spent many hours enjoying the company of the Sprays. I am sadden to hear of Dan’s passing. He was a kind giant to the little person I was. My heart goes out to Pat, Trish, and Jeff – I am sorry for your loss.

  12. Charlene Bowen December 12, 2017 at 5:15 pm

    Dear Pat: So sorry for your loss. May God comfort you and your family.

  13. Linda Thomas December 13, 2017 at 3:44 pm

    Jeff and family, we want to express our deepest sympathy. We are so sorry for the loss of your father
    May God bless you all love Titi Linda and family

  14. Nancy Martin December 14, 2017 at 11:57 am

    Pat and family. So sorry for your loss of Dan. Such a wonderful husband and father. Hugs to all. Nancy Martin

  15. Bill Vaughn December 18, 2017 at 3:55 pm

    Pat, I had planned on coming to Dan’s service, but Karen is not well at all. I think it best I stay close to home. If there is ever anything I can do let me know. Remember we love you and Dan and will always be in our hearts. God Bless!

  16. Rob Douglass December 18, 2017 at 4:31 pm

    So sorry to hear about your loss. Great guy.

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