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Robert Higgins Gurney

Posted By Hall-Wynne On August 19, 2008 @ 12:00 am In Obituaries | No Comments

In Memorial

Robert Higgins Gurney, 89, of Galloway Ridge at Fearrington, Pittsboro, died August 19, 2008 at UNC Hospital.

Mr. Gurney was born in Hartford, CT, on November 8, 1918, the son of Wilson Gurney and Lillian Connelly Gurney. He was a graduate of Colgate University, where he was a member of Theta Chi fraternity. Mr. Gurney worked for Harper & Row Publishers in New York and Chicago as a sales representative for 38 years. He enjoyed reading, golf and traveling.

Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Virginia Fowler Gurney; sons and daughters-in-law, Craig and Pat Gurney of Enka, NC, Lloyd and Nancy Gurney of Hailey, Idaho; and a grandson, Lee Gurney of Portland, Oregon.

Mr. Gurney will be cremated; no memorial service has been scheduled at this time.

Online condolences to: www.griffinfuneral.com, Select Obituaries.

Memorials to: Colgate University Annual Fund, 13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346. Contact Darcy Noland at: danoland@colgate.edu.

Arrangements are under the care of Griffin Funeral Service and Cremation of Pittsboro.


Condolences for the family of “Robert Higgins Gurney”

Condolence from Jim Brennan on September 4th, 2008 12:00 am

Another in the line of illustrious Panther Pond, Raymond, Maine campers bids goodbye. All is well, safely rest, God is nigh. Condolences to the entire Gurney family.

JAB and family

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