Spry, Terry R “Topper”

Terry Ray “Topper” Spry,67, of Kenova, W.Va. passed away Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at his residence. Funeral service will be conducted 2:00 P.M., Saturday November 6, 2021 at England Hill Freewill Baptist Church, of which he was a member, with Pastor Willie May and Pastor Justin May officiating. Interment will follow in Cyrus Cemetery. He was born September 30, 1954 in Huntington, WV. a son of Donna Jean Staley Spry May and the late Warnie G. Spry. Topper was a graduate of Buffalo High School and a retired Supervisor from the West Virginia Department of Highways. He was a member of the Buena Vista Masonic Lodge #60 AF & AM whose members will conduct graveside services. In addition to his father he was preceded by his step-father Ralph May; maternal-grandparents Herma and Ray Staley and paternal grand-parents Martha and Ira Spry. In addition to his precious mother he is survived by his beloved wife Ellen Elaine Dabney Spry; son Warren “Flattop” Spry (Maranda); daughter Paula Spry Moore (Joey); brother Warren “Bossy” Spry (Barbie); sisters Herma Lynn Davis (Bill) and Jean Robertson (Bill) and four grand children Madison Spence, Audrey Spry, Colton Moore and J.W. Spry. Topper leaves a host of friends and church family. Topper was loved by all and will be greatly missed. He was a friends, friend. Friends may call from noon – 2:00 P.M. Saturday, November 6, 2021 at the church. Memorial donation may be made to the England Hill Freewill Baptist Church Building Fund, 10201 Mayo Trail Rd. Catlettsburg, KY 41129. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. The family request the following of CDC guidelines. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

5 Replies to “Spry, Terry R “Topper””

  1. Topper was the rare type of friend that everyone needs. He welcomed you with a smile, kept his promises, and was helpful. I will always appreciate his efforts to make my wedding a memorable and beautiful experience. He will be greatly missed. Sending love to Mommy, Ellen, his family, and many friends ♥️

  2. What a wonderful tribute to Topper at England Hill FWB. I felt the love of Family An d Friends and could tell this man will leave a deep void
    . Prayers for this wonderful family. Till we meet again Topper!

  3. I will always remember Topper as my protector. He was always asking me as a young boy and loving cousin. ” anybody bothering you” ? I felt safe around him , except when we would drive in his car. He tended to take his hands off the steering wheel a little to often. I love Topper Spry, he is family, his is blood. I cant wait to sit around in our next life and laugh about the good times we had as young children and catch up on what I missed of his life. My prayers and heart felt condolences to his family. I do look forward to someday meeting those I have not met. God Bless

  4. You have our deepest sympathy. Prayers for peace during this difficult time. I will always have fond memories of fun times in high school with Topper. He truly was one of a kind and gone too soon.

  5. I was so sorry to hear of Topper’s passing. Danny sent me the news. I’ll be praying for you during this time.

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