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Henry Clarence Tapp Jr.

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CARY — Henry Clarence Tapp, Jr., 57, passed away on March 19, 2016 at his home.

A private family burial was held at Oakdale Cemetery in Wilmington. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Hope Community Church in Cary.

He is survived by his wife Julie Summers Tapp, his son Andrew Kyle Tapp of Cary, his daughter Catherine Alicia Tapp of Cary, his stepson Andrew Thomas Roberson of Cary, his stepdaughters Melissa Jean Roberson and Sarahcate Roberson of Cary, his brothers Lloyd (Buddy) Tapp of Cary, Steve Tapp of Durham, Neill Tapp of Lincolnton, and Mike Tapp of Salt Lake City, Utah, and his sister Margaret "Tish" Yahnker of Valencia, California.

Born Jan. 29, 1959 in Laurinburg, he was a son of the late Henry C. and Margaret Query Tapp. He was a 1977 graduate of Scotland High School where he was a member of the SHS 4A State Champions baseball team. He attended St. Andrews University on a baseball scholarship and later graduated in 1981.

Henry was a former senior tech analyst for RBC Bank, a senior programmer for the National Commerce Corporation, project lead for CV Systems Card Management and Dispute Software along with other technical roles for financial services. Most recently he was the senior systems programmer for the State Employees Credit Union.

He was active in the Hope Community Church ministries where he lead a small but thriving group of Christians that grew and multiplied into others.

In lieu of flowers, the family would be honored by donations in memory of Henry to the Kidney Cancer Association: www.kidneycancer.org

McDougald Funeral Home and Crematorium, Laurinburg is serving the family.


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Published in Laurinburg Exchange from Apr. 1 to Apr. 2, 2016