Moses G. Spray, 83, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice, Leland, North Carolina. Moses was born in Frankfort on Nov. 12, 1937 to Kenneth Gordon and Dorothy Fay (Riegle) Spray.
Moses graduated from Frankfort High School in 1955. He attended Ball State University from 1955-58 and continued his education (through evening courses) some years later at the Indiana University extension in Indianapolis. Moses graduated from the IU American College of Radiology with a double major in AS Radiation Therapy Technology and BS in Radiologic Technology. Moses had varied work experiences to include DelMonte Packing, Indiana Brass Company, Ingraham-Richardson Enamel Plant, and Allison Division of General Motors. He found his most fulfilling employment upon his IU graduation as the first Radiologic Technologist in the Department of Radiation Oncology, Indiana University/Clarion Medical Center, Indianapolis, retiring from there in November 1999 on his 62nd birthday.
Moses served in the U.S. Army Reserve from 1960-66, which included a six-month active duty assignment at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.
Moses was a member of the "John Purdue Club" at Purdue University and follower of the Purdue mens' basketball, football, and womens' basketball. He never missed being at or watching Purdue games and the Speedway 500 Mile Race. When asked one Thanksgiving to identify what he was most thankful for, he replied "Sports!! If it wasn't for sports, I would go crazy!!"
Moses was preceded in death by his parents. Moses is survived by his sister, Binnie Sue (Larry) Bragg; brother, Gregory Lee (Phyllis) Spray; and his beloved nieces, Kelly Jane (Micheal) Shook and Beth Kendra (Jonathan) Peele; and special grandniece, Elizabeth Jane ("Ellie") Shook. He leaves behind many friends in Frankfort and Indianapolis as well as friends and "best ever" neighbors in Leland.
A celebration of life services will be held by family members in Leland, North Carolina, at a later date.