Services for Carl A. Spray, 90, Lawrence, will be 1:00 p.m. Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mr. Spray died Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor.
Carl was born February 26, 1921, in Douglas County, the son of Chester and Hattie Jones Spray. He graduated from Liberty Memorial High School in 1939. He worked for Kraft Implement for 10 years and farmed until he retired in 2000. He served as a director for Farmers Co-Op, and on a committee of Douglas County Extension. He was a director on Federal Land Bank, ACC Committee, and Soil Conservation, and on Wakarusa Kaw Drainage District. Carl was a former member of the Chamber of Commerce and member of the Sertoma Club of Lawrence. He also was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and served as an elder.
Carl was married to Miriam Kraft, daughter of Chris and Rose Nuffer Kraft, on October 3, 1942, in Lawrence. Miriam survives at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor.
Other survivors include two sons, Gary Spray and wife Kate, of Topeka, Larry Spray and wife Tammy, of Lawrence; four grandsons, Jason and wife Sarah, of Lawrence, Justin and wife Tuesday, of Parkville, MO, Eric, of Madison, WI, and Cory, of Topeka; three great grandchildren, Freeman, Ellis, and Gabriel.
Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, where the family will receive them from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The family suggests memorials to the Good Samaritan Fund at Presbyterian Manor, Lawrence Humane Society, or Visiting Nurses.