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ANDREW MICHAEL FURR
ANDREW MICHAEL FURR
Visitation: Thursday, July 11, 2019 Following the memorial service Whitley's Funeral Home
Service: 11:00 am Thursday July 11, 2019 Whitley's Funeral Chapel
Interment: Private- Later Date
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Andrew Michael Furr, 32 years of age, passed away in the comfort of his home surrounded by his closest family early Sunday morning, July 7, 2019. He was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer in October of last year.

Born November 12, 1986 at CMC Northeast in Cabarrus County, he was the son of James Mitchell Furr and Gina Gail Kimberlin.

Andrew is survived by his wife, Kristen Huneycutt; his two beautiful children, Austin (age 4) and Keelie (age 10); his parents, James Furr (Lorraine) and Gina Kimberlin; his siblings, Anthony Furr (Jessica), Aaron Furr (Sarah Beth), Dylan Smith, Casey Furr, Katie Zarate, Annie Paszkiel, and much loved extended family members.

Andrew was a 2005 graduate of South Rowan High School where he met his high school sweetheart, Kristen. He also attended UNCC for Computer Science. Andrew later started a career in home carpentry, specifically interior trim with Risley-Padula out of Wilmington, NC. He moved back to Kannapolis to take care of his wife during her battle with renal failure and took a job with Interior Woods, which he grew to love as family. He valued his job and you could tell in his product. He was a tremendously gifted carpenter.

Andrew was also a devoted father, always doing everything he could to provide for his family. He cherished and loved both of his children, Austin and Keelie, very much. He was an exceptional husband, never straying from his vows and always standing behind Kristen through her toughest times. He valued family and friends and was always looking out for others before himself. He was a devoted Christian and held a strong faith in God and you could see the glory shine through just being around him. He loved to make people laugh and was always the life of the party.

Andrew loved being outdoors, fishing, travelling, cruising, and enjoyed his video games. In his earlier years, he was involved in organized baseball and was a gifted skateboarder, both of which he enjoyed with his twin brother, Anthony.

Memorial services to remember and celebrate the life of Andrew will begin at 11:00am on Thursday, July 11 at Whitley’s Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by Rev. Debra Tadlock and Pastor Andy Williamson. The family will speak with friends following the service, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider donations to a trust fund for his children. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home for donations.
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From: Linda Benson
"Lorraine, I was so sorry to hear about the passing of Andrew. You, Mickey and the rest of the family are in my prayers."
 
From: Renee Fortson
"To all of the family I'm so sorry and am praying for you all. Thank you to Robbin and John keeping me updated."
 
From: Richard and Angela Grimes
"So sorry for your loss and I am praying for you all. God bless you all ."
 
From: Eva Valle
"So sorry for your loss! I am keeping everyone in my thoughts and prayers. Love you."
 
From: Pamela Valle
"Dear Family, Your are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. We have known your Sweet Annie for a long time. Her and Eva are very good buddies. So I know your Andrew was a Wonderful Young Man who will be missed by many. Much love to you all!"
 
From: Lynn Vann
"My thoughts and prayers go out to your family."
 
From: Peyton Stamper
"I didn't have the pleasure of knowing Andrew but I know his brother Anthony and if Andrew was anything like Anthony, which I'm sure he was, he was a truly remarkable person and I look forward to meeting him in person one day."
 
From: The Brarens Family
"Hoping your memories and love bring you comfort during this time. Our prayers are with you."
 
From: Abigail Skipper
"Kristen, I'm so sorry for your loss. I know the love you and Andrew shared. You and those babies will be in my prayers. I would love if you reached out."
 
From: Ryan Deason
"My deepest sympathies go out to the entire Furr family. I've had the privilege of knowing Andrew for a long time and he was one of a kind. He will be missed by everyone who was fortunate enough to know him. Andrew, we miss you and we love you. Fly high, brother."
 
From: Sandy Deason
"Was sadden by the news of the passing of Andrew...Prayer and thought goes out to each of you...May God bless each of you in this time of healing...."