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Roy Junior "R.J." Furr

June 5, 1939 — June 28, 2024

Stanfield

Roy Junior "R.J." Furr, 85, of Stanfield, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, June 28, 2024.

R.J. was born June 5, 1939 in Stanly County, NC, to the late Roy Lee Furr and the late Dessie Grace Love Furr. He was also preceded in death by his beloved wife, Catherine "Kitty Sue" Furr; son, Ricky Allen Furr; and sister, Doris Barbee Renfro.

R.J. retired from Charlotte Pipe and Foundry after more than 35 years. In his early years, R.J. served with the Locust Volunteer Fire Department. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and watching NASCAR. R.J. never knew a stranger. He was a kind-hearted, humble, and good man. Most of all, R.J. dearly loved his family. He will be forever loved and greatly missed. 

Survivors include son, Jimmy (Nancy) Furr of Stanfield; daughter, Tammy (Jeff) Black of Concord; 3 grandchildren, Jayme (Teresa) Furr of Locust, Lynzie (Eric) Broome of Concord, and Megan Black (Josh) Furr; 1 great-granddaughter, Rachel Furr; and granddogs, Axel, Addy and Lily. 

The family will receive friends from 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm, Tuesday, July 2, 2024 at Hartsell Funeral Home Midland. The funeral service will follow at 3:00 pm in the Jack Hartsell Memorial Chapel at the funeral home, officiated by Elder Monty Soots. Burial will follow at the Locust Presbyterian Church Cemetery, 607 W. Main Street, Locust.

Memorial donations may be made to your local humane society.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Furr family.


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Tuesday, July 2, 2024

2:00 - 2:45 pm (Eastern time)

Hartsell Funeral Home - Midland

13575 Broadway Ave, Midland, NC 28107

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hartsell Funeral Home - Midland

13575 Broadway Ave, Midland, NC 28107

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