Floyd Lee Rorie, age 66, died Saturday at Tara Plantation in Carthage.

A memorial service is planned for 3:00 PM Tuesday at Red Branch Baptist Church with the Rev. Scott McInnis officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the church.
A native of Moore County, he was the son of the late Floyd Cecil Rorie and Eunice Thompson Rorie. He was a graduate of Sandhills Community College and owned and operated Carthage Saw & Mower.
Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Betty Burt Rorie; one son, Patrick Rorie of Raleigh; two sisters, Marie Bailey of Southern Pines and Jean McNeill of Aberdeen; one brother, Joseph Rorie of Southern Pines; and one granddaughter, Alexia Nora Rorie of Raleigh.

Memorials may be made to
Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the family.

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  1. Betty, we were so sad to hear about the death of Lee. He was a great friend to us the three years that we were living in Carthage, and was supportive of our new ministry. Our prayers are with you at this difficult time. Rev. Ray & Anneal Lambe

  2. Betty, and family our love and prayers reach out to you at this tme of loss of Lee. He was a great man and loved His God. A faithful member of our church for so many years. He is miss. Phyllis Johnston

  3. We are sorry for your loss and are sending our love your way. You are all a special part of our lives and we will remember our times with Lee fondly. We know this is an incredibly difficult time and we are thinking about you.

  4. We are sorry for the loss of your loved one, Mr. Rorie.
    Thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.The Lord will give you strength as you continue your Journey of Grief.
    God’s Peace,
    Staff and Pat Brown, Aftercare Directo

  5. Dear Rorie Family. I was sorry to hear of Mr. Rorie’s death today. I will pray for your comfort during this time and I hope the Lord will bless you with all the pleasant memories you shared with him during his lifetime. Neil Wolfe

  6. Rorie Family: Such fond thoughts remind me of what a wonderful man Lee was. He was always so giving and willing to help. Praying for strenght and comfort in the days that lie ahead. Wendy Butner

  7. I am so sorry to hear of Lee’s death. So many fond memories of growing up and going to church together. I pray that the Lord will comfort you during this time of grief. Joy Lucas Richards

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