Harry Milby Creekmuir

Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
Death 10 Jun 2014 (aged 84)
Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, USA
Burial Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 131640500 · View Source
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HARRY MILBY CREEKMUIR MARIETTA, GA Harry Milby Creekmuir, age 84, of Marietta, GA died peacefully on June 10, 2014 at home under the care of Halcyon Hospice with family at his side. The family will receive friends on Friday, June 13 from 5-7 p.m. at the home of William Creekmuir in Atlanta, GA. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 14 at Holy Innocents' Episcopal Church in Sandy Springs, GA, with a reception immediately following the service. An interment service will be held at a later date at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Greensboro.

Born in Portsmouth, VA, Harry was the only child of the late Harry Linwood and Edna Lavina Creekmuir. After attending NC State University, he moved to Greensboro, NC. In 1951 he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and became a rifle-range instructor at the Weapons Training Battalion in Paris Island, SC. After his military service, Harry returned to Greensboro and married Betty Williams of Summerfield, NC. In 1954, he began a career in auto sales in Greensboro with Gate City Motor Co. where he worked until his retirement as Vice President in 1990. In 1994, Harry and Betty moved to Wilmington, NC where they lived until moving to Marietta, GA in 2006.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Betty Williams Creekmuir of Marietta, his sons William S. Creekmuir of Atlanta and Harry W. Creekmuir of Hurdle Mills, NC, twin daughters Susan Patterson of Marietta and Sandra Knaebel of Theodore, AL, 13 grandchildren, 5 of whom are Eagle Scouts, and 5 great-grandchildren. Condolences may be left at www.sandyspringschapel.com. In honor of his life, the family suggests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Community Assistance Center of Sandy Springs at 1130 Hightower Trail, Sandy Springs, GA 30350.

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  • Created by: Gram
  • Added: 20 Jun 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 131640500
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harry Milby Creekmuir (6 Mar 1930–10 Jun 2014), Find a Grave Memorial no. 131640500, citing Forest Lawn Cemetery, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Gram (contributor 47418868) .