Mr. Homer Banks Murray, 89, of Burlington, passed away Monday, February 12, 2018 at Peak Resources of Graham.
A native of Burlington, NC, he was the husband of Betty Robertson Murray, who survives, and son of the late Karay Thanel Murray and Ealer Staley Murray. Mr. Murray was a veteran of the U. S. Army. He retired with 43 ½ years of service with Western Electric, AT&T and Lucent Techonologies. He was also a volunteer with the Faucette Fire Department for 35 years having served as treasurer. Homer was a member of Carolina Christian Church where he served as a Deacon, teacher and Sunday school superintendent.
In addition to his wife of the home, survivors include a daughter, Sheila Shotwell and husband Tony of Haw River; son, Rodney Murray and wife Sally of Charlotte; four grandchildren, Brent Shotwell, Emily Shotwell, Allyson Murray and Jennifer Murray; three sisters, Agnes Smith, Nadell Murray and Betty Ruth Hurlocker, all of Burlington. He was preceded in death by a brother, K. T. Murray and sister, Janie Murray.
The funeral service will be conducted at Carolina Christian Church on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. by Rev. Mark Mitchell with the family receiving friends from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m. prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow in Alamance Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Carolina Christian Church, 2030 Carolina Road, Burlington,NC 27217.