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John Rufus McKoy

August 21, 1949 ~ April 25, 2021 (age 71)

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Obituary

John Rufus McKoy, 71, of Wagram departed this life on Sunday, April 25, 2021. A funeral service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Purcell Funeral Home, Laurinburg. Interment will follow in the Spring Branch - Matthews Memorial Cemetery. Viewing and visitation will be held from 3:00 until 6:00 p.m. Friday, April 30, 2021, at Purcell Funeral Home, Laurinburg. Services are entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home & Cremation Services. 

SEATING CAPACITY WILL BE LIMITED FOR IMMEDIATE FAMILY AND FRIENDS. SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE ENFORCED AND EVERYONE IN ATTENDANCE IS REQUIRE TO WEAR A FACEMASK.

He is survived by: two daughters, Melinda Monica McKoy, of Raeford, NC, and Tasha McKoy-Johnson (Tony) of Pennsylvania; one son, John K. McKoy of Raeford, NC; grandchildren, Nija, Shiquerra, Samuel, Nadia, Javiyon, and Alona; one great-grandchild, Takai; three sisters, Eloise Quick, Katie Ann McKoy, and Michelle Whitfield (Michael); four brothers, Larry McKoy, Jimmy McKoy (Vanessa), David McKoy, and C. Dwayne McKoy; brothers-in-law, Roosevelt McLean (Helen), John McLean (Beverly), James McLean (Jennifer), Christopher McLean (Vanessa); sisters-in-law, Mary Livingston (Michael), and Magaline McCormick (Joe); aunts, Dora Lee Mack and Myrtle Hough (Connel); uncle, Edward Miles (Diane); and a host of nephews, nieces, other relatives, and friends.

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Services

Flower Delivery
Friday
April 30, 2021

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Purcell Funeral Home
301 N. King St.
Laurinburg, NC 28352

Visitation
Friday
April 30, 2021

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Purcell Funeral Home
301 N. King St.
Laurinburg, NC 28352

Funeral Service
Saturday
May 1, 2021

4:00 PM
Purcell Funeral Home
301 N. King St.
Laurinburg, NC 28352

Streaming Service on Purcell Funeral Home Facebook Live
Saturday
May 1, 2021

4:00 PM
Purcell Funeral Home
301 N. King St.
Laurinburg, NC 28352

Video is available for this event


Interment following funeral service
Saturday
May 1, 2021

Spring Branch - Matthews Memorial Cemetery
Turnpike Road
Wagram, NC 28396

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