James Edward Furr, Sr.

October 28, 1946 - July 15, 2018
James Edward Furr, Sr.

James Edward Furr Sr., (Jimmy), passed away on July 15, 2018 at the age of 71.

Jimmy was born in New Hanover County on October 28, 1946.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Jones Furr, his father Curtis Nesbitt Furr, his mother Mary Frances Craven Furr, and his beloved sisters, Doris Furr Ferris and
Barbara Furr Davis. He is survived by his son, James Edward Furr Jr and his wife Mandy, his grandson Trent Furr and his wife Anna, his brother Jerry Furr, his sisters, Betty Furr Eason, Mildred Furr Eason,  Libby Furr Taylor, Joyce Furr Hansley,  and all his many special nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, N.C. 28403 on Thursday July 19th at 7pm. Family visitation will be at 6pm.

 We would like to thank the staff at Cypress Pointe and the compassionate folks at Cape Fear Hospice for their caring service. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Cape Fear Hospice.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403


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  • July 17, 2018
    Teresa Robinson says:
    Just wanted to let you all know our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time!We had some great times !Doopy your mom would be proud the way you took care of your dad!Love Aunt Teresa &Uncle Steve

  • July 17, 2018
    Vida Colarusso lit a candle:
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  • July 17, 2018
    Donna Fink says:
    Thinking of you during this time. I just loved seeing all your FaceBook post of your dad. Time well spent making memories. Love you

  • July 18, 2018
    Dennis Jones says:
    I am so sorry for everyone’s loss.Jimmy was a great Brother in Law and friend. My dad loved him like a son. He will be missed by many. I know he is in Heaven with all that went before him having a ball.We will all miss That infectious smile that he always had.R.I.P. Brother, till we meet again.

  • July 18, 2018
    Rosa G says:
    My heartfelt condolences to the family. May God’s loyal love bring you comfort you according to His promises. (Psalms 119:76). He promises to “swallow up dearly forever and to wipe the tears from all faces.” (Isaiah 25:8) The Bible gives us hope.