The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

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September 13, 2013

Tommy Furr dies at 55

Friday, September 13, 2013 — Tommy Allen Furr, 55, of Stanfield, went home to be with his savior on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, at his home.

Mr. Furr was born December 8, 1957, in Stanly County to the late Roy Wilson Furr and Evelyn Beatrice Furr. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Eudy and a brother, Kenneth Furr.

Tommy was a loving husband, daddy, paw-paw and brother. He loved his family and friends; they were a huge part of his life.

He was employed by Norton Door Controls in Monroe and Anheuser-Busch.

The family received friends at Hartsell Funeral Home in Midland on Thursday, September 12 from 6-8 p.m. The funeral service will be on Friday, September 13, at 4 p.m. at Hartsell Funeral Home, Midland.

Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Vivian Love Furr, of the home; three daughters, Tonya Ann Furr of Stanfield, Tiffany Diann Butler and husband D.J. of Albemarle and Tara Shay Furr of Stanfield; seven grandchildren, Bentley Furr, Nariah Furr, Terrez Butler Jr., Lawson Butler, Taliyah Smith and Braylen Smith; sisters, Carolyn Torrence and Geraldine Fink; brothers, Larry Furr, Curtis Furr and Ronald Furr.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Furr family.

In lieu of flowers, a Trust Fund has been set up at Home Savings Bank, Locust.

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