Obituary

Robert Urie

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LAURINBURG — Rev. Dr. Robert M. Urie, 86, of Laurinburg, formerly of West End, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 at Scotia Village.

He was born on September 13, 1930 in Glover, Vt. to the late Foster and Bessie Stone Urie. Upon leaving the family farm, he then dedicated his life to serving people and touching lives as a husband, father, grandfather, counselor, minister and friend.

He worked through affiliations in the community and the Presbyterian Synod in both North Carolina and Georgia. His favorite hobbies in retirement were time with family and flying airplanes with his fellow aeromodelers.

He is survived by a large family including two sisters in Vermont and their families; his children; Linda Barnett (Mickey), Carol Pate (Ben), Steve Urie (Laura Beth), Nancy Thrasher (Terry) and daughter-in-law, Wendy Urie; 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Elsie Urie and son, Daniel.

A memorial service will be held at 11 am on Friday, Dec. 9 at West End Presbyterian Church officiated by the Rev. Jane Love. A reception will be held immediately following the service in the Crawford Center at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: The Bob Urie Scholarship Fund (awarded to selected youth) West End Presbyterian Church, 275 Knox Lane, West End, NC 27376 or at fundraise.heifer.org/boburie

Online condolences may be made at www.mcdougald.com. McDougald Funeral Home and Crematorium of Laurinburg is assisting the family.


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Published in Laurinburg Exchange from Dec. 7 to Dec. 8, 2016
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