Celebrating The Life Of Loved Ones

Roland Anthony Furr

Roland Anthony Furr, 82, of Badin, NC, passed away September 27, 2018 in his home. His memorial service will be at 3 PM Sunday September 30 at Stony Hill United Methodist Church with Rev. Leslee Wray officiating and military honors conducted by Stanly County DAV. The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall following the service.

Tony was born July 2, 1936 in Stanly County, NC and was the son of the late Reather C. Furr and Gladys Taylor Furr. Mr. Furr was a retired employee of Concord Telephone Company with almost 40 years of service. He was a veteran of the US Air Force and a member of Stony Hill United Methodist Church. Mr. Furr was a dedicated Cub Scout leader for 35 years and was a Silver Beaver award recipient.

Mr. Furr is survived by his wife, Frances I. Furr of the home. Other survivors include two sons, Arthur Lee Furr of Troy, NC and Henry Cornelius Furr (Tonya) of Ringgold, GA; daughter Audrey Lynn Furr Lowder (Jamie) of Norwood, NC; a brother Reather C. Furr, Jr. of Albemarle, NC; a sister Nancy Pauline Furr of Charlotte, NC; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Tony is preceded in death by a son Anthony Wayne Furr.

Memorials may be made to Stony Hill United Methodist Church, 28401 Valley Drive, Albemarle, NC 28001.

Stanly Funeral & Cremation Care of Albemarle is serving the Furr Family.


  • Ronald Barbee Posted September 28, 2018 5:00 pm

    So sorry to hear of Anthony’s passing. He was a very friendly person. Remember him at school as a calm gentle guy.

  • Sara S Proctor Posted September 29, 2018 10:55 am

    Frances, sorry to hear about Anthonys death. Prayers for your family.

  • Beth Posted September 30, 2018 2:25 pm

    Polly and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Praying that the Lord will comfort you at this time.
    Beth Wilkes, Charlotte, NC

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