Celebrating The Life Of Loved Ones

Gregory Lee Furr

Gregory Lee Furr, 67, of Albemarle passed away Sunday February 25, 2018 at the Brian Center in Salisbury, NC. A memorial service for Mr. Furr will be held at a later date.

Born August 24, 1950 in Stanly County, he was the son of the late Hubert Lee Furr and Hattie Morris Furr. He was a ship welder for Newport News Ship Building and retired as a welder for CTI Power in Locust. Gregory was a member of Prospect Baptist Church and was a talented musician as a bass guitarist playing with several bands along the East coast.

Mr. Furr is preceded in death by his wife, Margaret “Meg” McLeod Furr. Survivors include a brother Rickey Furr and wife Cynthia of Albemarle, a sister Pat and husband Dean Banakes of Albemarle, niece Candace Holmlund and nephew David Furr.



  • David and Sarah Fisher Posted February 28, 2018 5:28 pm

    Our deepest condolences and prayers to the Furr family.

  • Terry Price Posted March 1, 2018 8:26 pm

    Greg was a friend since the late 1960s .lots of great memories

  • Rebecca Hollis Posted March 4, 2018 12:38 pm

    I am so sorry to hear that Greg is no longer here with us on this earth, but he is with the Lord now. I had missed hearing him play his music and running into him at the grocery store. Knowing he was sick but not how seriously ill he was has saddened me. Patsy, I will never forget how you and I would run screaming from Rick and Greg…they so loved to “torment” us and make us scream! My love to the family.

    • Rick Posted March 11, 2018 8:28 pm

      Thank you Becky for your kind words. Greg had surgery for bladder cancer last October and the recovery didn’t go well. We are planning a memorial gathering later this month on Morrow Mountain since he enjoyed hanging out up there and walking the trails.Our daughter,Candace, is flying in soon and will be there. Please come if you can. Rick

  • Deborah broadaway Posted March 5, 2018 6:21 am

    So sorry for your loss he was a good friend played music with my husband

  • Benny Drye Posted March 16, 2018 10:26 pm

    Saddened to hear of Gregery’s passing. We were good friends at New London School. he kept all of us laughing! He could really play guitar & bass. Didn’t know of his illness. Farewell my friend.

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