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Willie Robert Gurr, Jr.

February 20, 1939 ~ February 25, 2021 (age 82)

Obituary

 

Willie Robert Gurr, Jr., age 82 of Madison, died on February 25, 2021.  He was at home, surrounded by his family.  Mr. Gurr was a native of Albany, GA, where he lived until moving to Madison in 2018.  He was born February 20, 1939 to Willie Gurr, Sr. and Florine Edwards Gurr.  He was married to June Hornsby.  He was educated as a pharmacist and worked with his father in their drug store in Albany.  Mr. Gurr sold his retail business and went to work and finally retired from Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany.  Since moving to Madison, Mr. and Mrs. Gurr joined the First United Methodist Church of Madison.  He was an avid hunter and fisherman.  He loved to travel and had driven to 49 states.  Since retiring, he had taken up amateur radio.  He was a devoted husband and dedicated father.

Mr. Gurr is survived by his wife, June H. Gurr and their sons, Don Gurr (Melinda) and Neal Gurr (Patricia).  His grandchildren are Ryan Barrett (Tanya), Kellen Wood (Jason), Patrik Williams (Christine), Stephannia Williams, Stephen Williams and Tiffany Warren.  He also leaves numerous great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 4, 2021 from 5-6 PM at A.E. Carter Funeral Home.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
March 4, 2021

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
A.E. Carter Funeral Home Chapel
1670 Atlanta Hwy
Madison, Georgia 30650

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