Mr. Herman McGirt, 88, of 5368 NC Hwy 710, was born on November 29, 1925 and departed this life on Thursday, September 4, 2014. He is preceded in death by his parents: Mr. Josh and Mrs. Mary Jackson McGirt; four brothers: Mr. Joe, Mr. Furman, Mr. Colonel and Mr.Pete; three sisters: Ms. Minnie, Ms. Bessie and Ms. Mary.
The funeral will be 2:00 pm. Sunday, September 7, 2014 at New Prospect Methodist Church with the Revs: Perry Roberts, William Scott Jr., and Eugene Bryant officiating. Burial will follow in the New Prospect Church Cemetery.
Mr. McGirt is survived by his wife of 61 years: Mrs. Vonnie May McGirt of the home, his 4 children: Mr. Ralph McGirt of Pembroke, Ms. Joyce Davin of Raleigh, Ms. Rebecca McGirt Lewis of Pembroke and Mr. Rick James McGirt of Raleigh; Three grandchildren: Ms. Kelley Nicole Davin of Raleigh, Ms. Harley Renee Clark of Laurinburg, and Mr. Richard Christian McGirt of Raleigh; One great-grandchild: Riah Lynn Locklear of Pembroke; and a host of wonderful nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, September 6, 2014, at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.