2018-01-17 / Obituaries

Ronald Craig Spry

Ronald Craig Spry age 69, died Sunday morning, Jan. 14, 2018 at the VA Medical Center in Durham.

Mr. Spry was born May 2, 1948 in Rowan County, son of the late James Floyd & Anna Kathleen Ridenhour Spry and was husband of 20 years to Barbara Eagle Spry who survives.  He was an executive manager for Food Lion but Collins & Aikman Corp. brought him to Roxboro where he worked in Human Resources for many years and was crucial in the startup of Spuntech.  Ron proudly served in the US Air Force for 11 years where obtained the rank of Captain.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons, Eric Spry of Charlotte, Craig Spry & wife, Nushin of Huntersville; step-daughter, Shannon Nowak & husband, Raymond of Clemmons; two granddaughters, Jordan Spry, Megan Spry of Huntersville; grandson, Julian Nowak of Clemmons; two brothers, Jim Spry & wife, Barbara of Cooleemee, Rick Spry & wife, Debbie of Salisbury; and brother-in-law, Tom Ward of Charlotte. 

In addition to his parents, Mr. Spry is preceded in death by a sister, Cathey Ward. 

Honoring his wishes and following his cremation, a celebration of life memorial will be held at a later date.       

In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements are by Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services, 1810 Durham, Road, Roxboro, NC 27573.  

Online condolences may be made at stricklandandjonesfs.com.

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