Roy Lee Futrell

September 19, 1949 - August 31, 2022


Obituary For Roy Lee Futrell

Roy Lee Futrell, 72, of Richlands, was called home to the Lord on Wednesday, August 31, 2022.

Roy was born in Jacksonville, September 19, 1949, a son of the late William and Mary Alice Futrell.

He is survived by his daughters, Laurie Ross and her husband Shawn of Swansboro and Latisha Stiles of Richlands; his sons, Anthony “Tony” Futrell of Richlands and William “Bill” Futrell of Iowa; his sisters, Faye Kirkland and Diane Williford, both of Richlands; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and his longtime close friend JR Nelson. Besides his wife and parents, he was predeceased by his son John Clayton Futrell and his wife Sandra Futrell.

Visitation for Roy will be held Tuesday, September 6, 2022 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home, 210 West Hargett Street in Richlands. Services will be held Wednesday, September 7, at 2 p.m. in the Johnson Funeral Home followed by his burial in the Community/Swinson Cemetery on Catherine Lake Road in Richlands.

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6 Sep


06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Johnson Funeral Home - Richlands 210 Hargett Street Richlands, NC 28574 Get Directions »
7 Sep

Funeral Service

02:00 PM - 02:45 PM

Johnson Funeral Home - Richlands 210 Hargett Street Richlands, NC 28574 Get Directions »
7 Sep


03:00 PM - 03:15 PM

Community/Swinson Cemetery 2430 Catherine Lake Road Richlands, NC 28574 Get Directions »
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  • 09/04/2022

    My dearest condolences to the family. I'm so glad I got to spend some time with you before you left us all. I will forever keep my promise to you. I know you will pass my message along as well... Nothing but love for you and your family..... I know your not hurting no more and your with a lot of loved ones. Another angel to watch over us all here....the world lost a great man when you left us, there sure isnt many people like you in this world. Until we see each other again "pops" I love you

  • 09/04/2022

    I will always remember your smile and your love of life! Give grandma a hug for me. Until we meet again.

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