Bobby Harold Furr of Concord, NC passed away on his 90th birthday on Sunday, March 15, 2020.
Mr. Furr was born March 15, 1930 in Union County, NC to the late Lum Furr and the late Ruby Furr.
He was also preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Frances Furr in 2006; brother, Buster Furr; and son-in-law Bobby McCrary.
Survivors include son, Wesley Furr and wife Donna; daughter, Sherry Furr Eudy and husband Joe; daughter, Keshia Furr McCrary; grandchildren, Jessica Huneycutt, Joanna Atha, Nathan Paul Galyan and Mary Olivia Galyan; great grandchildren, Telan Huneycutt, Tate Huneycutt, Knox Atha and Nash Atha; sisters, Lucille McDonald, Geneva Garmon, Avie Helms and Rachel Helms; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Furr proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He owned and operated Furr's Upholstery for 50 plus years. Mr. Furr was an ordained minister and served with Gideons International, where he and his wife ministered to the local prisoners. Bobby was a lifetime member of Oak Ridge Baptist Church, where he served as deacon, Sunday school teacher, Sunday school superintendent and choir member. Mr. Furr will be truly missed by all those who knew and loved him.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, on Thursday, March 19th at Oak Ridge Baptist Church. The funeral service will follow at 3:00 PM, officiated by Rev. Donald Lisk. Burial will take place in the church cemetery with full military honors.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gideons International.
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