KINGS MOUNTAIN - Johnny Roy Lorrey, 68, resident of 611 Gantt Street, died May 5, 2014, at his home.
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He was born in Greenville, S.C., to the late Chester Lorrey and Ozella Dover Lorrey.
Mr. Lorrey retired as a Sargent from the United States Army after 20 years of service. He served in Vietnam and received 5 Purple Hearts, the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry, and 3 Bronze Stars. He was a member of Temple Baptist Church, Kings Mtn. NC and the American Legion, Cherryville.
Survivors include his wife of nine years, Sandi Gottlieb Lorrey, Kings Mountain; son, Shawn Lorrey, Lakeland, Fla.; daughters, Susan Houser and husband Danny, Cherryville, Keli Lorrey, Lakeland, Fla.; grandchild, Ashley Houser.
A graveside service with full military honors will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, with the Rev. Jim Brown offi-ciating.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150.
A guest register is available at www.harrisfunerals.com.
Arrangements by Harris Funeral Home, Kings Mountain.
Published in Gaston Gazette on May 7, 2014