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Delbert Franklin Sperry

July 7, 1928 ~ June 23, 2020 (age 91)


Delbert F. (Del) Sperry, 91, of Arlington, TX died June 23, 2020.  He was born July 7, 1928 in Princeton, TX, youngest child of the late Oscar and Orpha (Trantham) Sperry.  Prior to his retirement, he was in the sales profession for forty-nine years.  His selling experience include the wholesale plumbing supply business, industrial piping and valve products for use in the water, wastewater and sewage treatment industries.  He traveled extensively throughout the United States and in foreign countries promoting these products.  He was a member of Tate Springs Baptist Church in Arlington, TX.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Evelyn J. (Dorsett) Sperry and daughter, Cathy Lynn Harrison Roberts, grandchildren, Steven Harrison and Lindsay (Stone) Lee, brothers, Eston, William, Doyle, and Harrell Sperry and sister Eula Mae Brown. 

He is survived by his wife, Nancy P. (Whetzel) Sperry, daughter, Vicky Lois (Sperry) Stone and husband Marshall of Arlington, TX. Step-daughters: Renee D. Graham of San Francisco, CA and Michelle E. Green and husband Russell of Oklahoma City, OK: Step-son Montgomery S. Kerr of Euless, TX.  Grandchildren: Erik Stone of Arlington, TX, Chris Harrison of Maple Valley, WA. Step grandchildren: Megan (Blair) Mylov of Hurst, TX, Shannon (Blair) Garcia of San Jose, CA and Colin Kerr of Euless, TX. Great grandchildren: Amina (Harrison) Kittleson and Safia Harrison of Maple Valley, WA and Zubayr, Asmaa and Jacob Harrison of England. Emily (Stone) Gonzales of Fort Worth,TX and Makayla Stone of Arlington, TX, Aaron and Austin Lee of Keller, TX and six Step great-grandchildren. Great-great-grandchildren: Ayden Stone and Rito Gonzales. 

Interment will be at Emerald Hills Cemetery in Kennedale, TX.

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