Celebrating The Life Of Loved Ones

Larry Wayne Furr, Sr.

Larry Wayne Furr, Sr. 72, of Oakboro passed away on Monday, November 9,2020 at Atrium Health Stanly. Visitation will be held from 5-7PM on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at First Baptist Church of Midland. A funeral service for Mr. Furr will be held at 2PM on Friday, November 13, 2020 at First Baptist Church of Midland officiated by Pastor Tom Gibbs and Rev. Larry Gainey. Burial to follow in the church cemetery.

Larry was born August 27, 1948 in Stanly County to the late Roy Wilson Furr and Evelyn Fink Furr. He retired from the United States Army with 2 Purple Hearts and 2 Bronze Stars. He worked with the Royal Ambassadors for many years at the church and served as the Baptist Men’s Director at First Baptist Church of Midland. Mr. Furr was a devout Christian and he also enjoyed hunting.

Mr. Furr is survived by his wife of 51 years Kathy Kinley Furr of the home; daughters: Hope Furr Cox (Rob) of Wilmington, NC, Kelly Furr Kerley (Tim) of Oakboro, NC; son: Larry Wayne Furr, Jr. of Rockwell, NC; grandchildren: Jessica Bodick (AJ) of Kannapolis, Andrew Neely (Tiffany) of Turbeville, SC, Emily Kerley of Oakboro, Dylan Furr of Oakboro; great-grandchildren: Evelyn Neely, Xander Bodick; sisters: Geraldine Fink of Mt. Pleasant, NC, and Carolyn Torrence of Stanfield, NC; and brother Ronald Furr of Oakboro, NC.

He is preceded in death by sister Shirley Eudy, and brothers Kenneth Furr, Tommy Furr, and Curtis Furr.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Midland at 4720 Garmon Mill Road, Midland, NC 28107.

Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care of Locust is serving the Furr family.

8 Comments

  • Eric M Johnsen Posted November 11, 2020 2:08 pm

    I had the distinct pleasure to be Larry’s friend and physician for 40 years. He was a fine man and a loyal American. I will miss him. DrJ

    • Kelly Kerley Posted November 11, 2020 6:38 pm

      Dr.J,
      Thank you!!We love you!

  • Reda &Robert Cox Posted November 11, 2020 4:33 pm

    Mr Furr was a special man although I did not know him personally we are blessed to have his daughter Hope as our DIL our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time

  • Ronald Furr Posted November 11, 2020 9:18 pm

    Larry was a Special friend and a big brother to me, He always had something good to say to me. He would text me about every day and say I hope you and your family are doing well today and have a good day brother. Some days I would text him first and he would always text me back.
    We talked about every day I am going to miss him so much!!!
    He will always have a special place in my heart.
    Rest in peace brother I love you.

  • Jerry Love Posted November 12, 2020 4:55 pm

    We had a lot of fun growing up and around each other! A great Cousin. I will surely miss Larry. Rest easy cousin!

  • vivian furr Posted November 12, 2020 8:17 pm

    Thinking of you all during this time!! We Love You all! Our prayers are with you! ♥️

  • Teresa Caudle Posted November 13, 2020 10:54 pm

    I did not know Larry Furr. Personally .but know he was a good man good father and christian and he was good to my brothet Tim Kerley and his daughter Kelly as well as his family. He was a man Loved by many and will be missed ..

  • Jimmy Helms Family Posted November 15, 2020 11:04 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. My our Lord wrap his loving arms you and give you a peace that is beyond understanding.

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