Freddie Brian Guthrie Sr., 78, of Sunset Beach, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in the New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
Born in Harkers Island April 15, 1935, he was a son of the late Allen Guthrie Sr. and Naomi Russell Guthrie.
Surviving are his wife of 30 years, Melanie "Mel" Guthrie; five daughters, Sharon Burris of Columbia, S.C., Kate Guthrie of Rockingham, Diane Elders of Chesterfield, S.C., Brenda Gail Sterlen of Wake Forest and Bonnie Gaye English of Apex; son, Paul Guthrie of New Bern; two sisters, Rosita Griffin and Carita Lewis, both of Harkers Island; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial services were held Saturday, Jan. 25, at Spring Valley United Methodist Church in Henderson and Sunday, Jan. 26, at the Straits United Methodist Church in Straits.
A memorial service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Village Point United Methodist Church in Shallotte.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his name to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.
Private online condolences may be sent to the family at www.brunswickfuneralservice.com.
Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte.
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5229 Ocean Hwy W Shallotte, NC 28459
Published in The Brunswick Beacon from Jan. 30 to Feb. 5, 2014