Robert Franklin ‘Frank’ Larew

Published 10:04 am Monday, September 24, 2018

Robert Franklin (“Frank”) Larew died Sept. 20, 2018 at Brookridge Baptist Retirement Home, Winston-Salem.

He was born on November 3, 1927 in Mocksville to the late John J and Mary Sanford Larew. He attended Davidson College for two years and graduated from UNC Chapel Hill in 1948. His career with the Federal Home Loan Bank Board was interrupted by a four-year stint in the US Navy during the Korean War. He was living in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. at the time of his retirement in 1983. Soon afterwards, he moved to Lancaster, S.C. to volunteer for eight years with the Wycliffe Bible Translators (JAARS) at Waxhaw. After his 2004 move to Brookridge, he joined the First Presbyterian Church, and volunteered time with the Shepherd’s Center, Crisis Control Ministry, and Meals-on-Wheels.

He was predeceased by 3 brothers, an unnamed stillborn, John J. Larew of Waynesboro ,Va., and Hugh S. Larew of Winston-Salem.

 Survivors: a nephew; a niece; 5 great-nephews; and one great-niece.

A memorial service will be held at First Presbyterian Church, Winston-Salem on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 2 p.m. in the sanctuary with a reception in the fellowship hall to follow.

Memorials: donor’s choice.