The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


October 28, 2013

Ronnie “Rip” Furr, of Sherrills Ford, passes away at age 64

Sunday, October 29, 2013 — Ronnie “Rip” Allan Furr, 64, of Sherrills Ford, N.C., passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2013, at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory.

“Rip” was born November 9, 1948, in Stanly County to the late Bill Moss Furr and the late Sarah Rebecca Lowder Furr. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Johnny Moss Furr.

The family received friends from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, October 26, 2013, at Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle. The funeral service was on Saturday, October 26, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Hartsell Funeral Home’s Lefler Memorial Chapel and officiated by the Rev. Robert L. Kerr. Burial followed at Stanly Gardens of Memory in Albemarle.

Survivors include his loving wife of 19 years, Charlene Meador Furr of Sherrills Ford, N.C.; sister, Barbara Furr Morton of Albemarle; brother, Duke (Patti) Furr of Albemarle; niece, Kricket Morton; nephew, Kyle Morton; niece, Leigh Ellen Furr Roberts; nephew, William Furr; great-niece, Anslee; and great-nephew, Carson.

Memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Iredell, PO Box 1617, Statesville, NC 28687 and Iredell County Mental Health.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Furr family.

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