Ray Allen McSparran, 84, of Quarryville, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community.
Born in Drumore Twp., he was the son of the late Charles G., and Laura (Brown) McSparran.
Ray is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Ruth A. (Long) McSparran.
Ray was a 1952 graduate of Solanco High School. He earned a degree in electrical engineering from Penn State University and later completed his Master’s Degree at Syracuse University. Ray went on to retire from IBM. He had been actively involved in several Baptist churches. Ray enjoyed working on computers, sailing, and flying in earlier years.
In addition to his wife, Ray is survived by 3 daughters: Susan A., wife of Samuel Gourley of Bellefonte; Sara J., wife of the late Mark Blackburn of Winston-Salem, N.C.; and Mary L., wife of Steve Kindstedt of Whitewater, WI. Also surviving are 7 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and two brothers, John and Lloyd McSparran.
Funeral Services will take place at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 1530 Slate Hill Road, Peach Bottom, PA on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. The family will greet friends at the church from 10-11:00 a.m. Interment will follow the service in the adjoining church cemetery.
Kindly omit flowers; memorial contributions may be made to Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000 Boone, NC 28607 or to the Q.P.R.C. Kinsman Fund, 625 Robert Fulton Hwy., Quarryville, PA 17566. Online condolences at www.dewalds.com