Eli Spray Obituary
Eli Spray, DAR High School student athletes has died. He passed away following a vehicle accident that happened on Simpson Point Road in the morning of Friday, 1st November, 2019.
Eli collided with a Freightliner tow truck and died instantly on the scene around 8:30 a.m.
The driver of the Freightliner tow truck wasn’t injured. Eli played on the Patriots football team. DAR Football Head Coach Joel Poole says he was a great young man.
“He was a pretty serious guy. He’s a big bear with a big smile. A real leader on the team. When Eli talked, the kids listened. It’s a terrible loss for our community,” Poole said.
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Before the game, his cousin and teammate presented his jersey to his parents. The Patriots retired his jersey, number 77, to honor Eli’s legacy.
Our prayers are with the Spray family over this traumatizing loss.