John Halbert McGirt, Jr., age 77, passed away Saturday, January 26, at Morrison Manor.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at Faith Presbyterian Church officiated by the Rev. Jim Bumgardner. Burial will follow in Hillside Memorial Park.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Fowler "Bobbie" McGirt; his daughter, Vicky McGirt Holmes (Boyd) of Laurinburg; his son, Jeffrey D. McGirt (Denise) of Maxton; his sisters, Norma Kennerly of Denver, NC, Betty Smith of Laurinburg, and Patricia Hardee of Fischers, IN; his grandchildren, Katherine Holmes and Mary Ann McGirt.
Born October 29, 1935 in Scotland County, he was a son of the late John H. and Minnie Ellen Shepherd McGirt. He served four years in the US Navy, and later worked in sales for Electrical Equipment Co., Bryant Supply, and Longley Supply Co. of Lumberton.
An active member of Faith Presbyterian Church, John was a former Deacon, an Elder, Sunday school superintendent, choir member, taught Sunday school, and was instrumental in the annual ingathering. John also enjoyed golf, grilling outside, and family get-togethers.
Memorials are requested for Faith Presbyterian Church, 2220 Elm Ave., Laurinburg, NC 28352.
Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the McDougald Funeral Home and Crematorium.
Read John McGirt, Jr.'s Obituary and Guestbook on www.mcdougald.com.