Frederick  Eugene Darby Sineath, age 84, of the Hillcrest community of Carthage died Wednesday (August 10, 2016) at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst.   A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11:00 am at Summer Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Arnold Comer officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.   The family will receive friends on Friday from 6:00pm to 8:00 pm at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage.   A native of Moore County he was the son of the late Benjamin Franklin Sineath and Catherine Ann Fry Sineath.  He was a horse trader most of his life, but also was a retired truck driver and for several years operated the Hillcrest store.    He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruth Helen Robertson Sineath; son, Morris Eugene Sineath; two sisters, Nellie K Arnold & Ellen Lucille McPherson; two brothers, Boyd Sineath & Benjamin David Sineath.   Survivors include his wife, Robin Jordan Sineath; two daughters, Laurie Marsh & husband, Gregory of Carthage, and Chrissy Ashburn of Cameron; three sons, Robert "Bobby" Franklin Sineath of Marshallburg, Ronald "Ronnie" Scott Sineath & wife, Annie Rose of Sanford and Benjamin "Benny" Lee Sineath & wife, Kat of Southern Pines; step-children John Alton McIntosh of Hartwell, SC, Hillarey Annette Gonzalez and husband Edwin of Vass, Jessica Nicole Barrera and husband Yani of Carthage; one foster son, John Richards of Roseland; one sister, Myrtle Blue Williamson & husband, Alex of Southern Pines;   10 grandchildren, 8 step grandchildren & 11 great grandchildren.     Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Sineath family.   Online condolences may be made at

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  1. I will not be able to be in town this weekend but I want all the family to know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all. As sad an occasion as this is, focus on the fact that Mr. Sineath is now worshipping at the Lord’s feet! (((((Hugs)))))

  2. I have some of the best memories coming up to Southern Pines every summer, always looked forward to seeing Uncle Darby, I know his sisters and brothers are welcoming him with open arms.

  3. I have know Darby since I was 4 years old. He taught me so many things thru out the years.he was like a father to me.the first time I learned to drive was in his old truck in the horse was such a wonderful man.he also was a true cowboy!

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