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Carl Macy Borum, Jr
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Birth: Aug. 25, 1926
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 12, 2009
High Point
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA


HIGH POINT, NC Mr. Carl Macy Borum Jr., 83, a resident of High Point, died Thursday morning, November 12, 2009, at his residence.

Mr. Borum was born August 25, 1926, in Guilford County, a son of Carl Macy Borum Sr. and Etta Lee Sullivan Borum.

He graduated from Jamestown High School in 1943 and attended High Point College and UNC at Chapel Hill.

He entered the US Army on January 19, 1945, serving in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater stationed on the Philippine Island of Leyte. He received his honorable discharge with the rank of Master Sergeant on December 14, 1946.

From 1949 to 1951 he lived in Venezuela, South America, while working for Brown Williamson Tobacco Company. Mr. Borum worked for the International Harvester Company and Triad Freight Liner, retiring in 1987 after selling heavy duty over-the-road trucks for 35 years.

A birthright Quaker, he was a member of Deep River Friends Meeting.

On July 16, 1949, he was married to the former Doris Marie Elliott, who survives, of the home.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons, Kent Macy Borum of Asheville, Kurt Douglas Borum (Mary Gaye) of High Point; one brother, Rodney Lee Borum (Helen) of Indialantic, FL; two grandchildren, Andy Douglas Borum, a student at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, Kathryn "Katy" Marie Borum of High Point; nieces, Gail Baity Simpson (Jim) of High Point, Sarah Borum Honaman (Walter) of Hollywood, FL; nephew, Richard Borum (Lynn) of Lake Hamilton, FL, and several grand-nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were 2 pm on Sunday, November 15, at Deep River Friends Meeting, conducted by Reverend Scott Wagoner and Reverend John Sides.

Interment with military honors by the Randolph County Honor Guard followed in the Deep River Friends Cemetery.

Memorials are requested to be directed to the:
Shriners Children's Hospital
950 West Faris Road
Greenville, SC 29605

or to:
Deep River Friends Meeting
5300 West Wendover Avenue
High Point, NC 27265

or to:
Hospice of the Piedmont
1801 Westchester Drive
High Point, NC 27262


News & Record (November 14, 2009)
Sechrest Funeral Service
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  Carl Macy Borum (1894 - 1980)
  Etta Lee Sullivan Borum (1896 - 1986)
  Kurt Douglas Borum (1959 - 2011)*
*Calculated relationship
Deep River Friends Church Cemetery
High Point
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: KATHY
Record added: Dec 20, 2009
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Carl Macy Borum, Jr
Added by: KATHY
Carl Macy Borum, Jr
Added by: Kathy Merris Mills
Carl Macy Borum, Jr
Added by: Kathy Merris Mills
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- Kathy Merris Mills
 Added: Jun. 4, 2012
Thank you for your service to our country, Master Sergeant Borum! May you rest in eternal Heavenly peace! You have certainly earned it!
 Added: Dec. 20, 2009

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