Raeford Harold Routh, age 99, of Randleman passed away on September 18,2023 at Randolph Hospital.
Mr. Routh was born in the Grays Chapel Community of Randolph County on February 19, 1924 to Clyde and Lillie Trogdon Routh. Raeford served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard during WWII and was employed as a truck driver for over 50 years. In addition to his parents, Raeford was preceded in death by his wife of 74 years, Mary Lee Routh.
He is survived by his sons, Tony Routh (Valerie) of Greensboro and Mark Routh of Randleman; granddaughter, Ashlea Brewer of Asheboro; and brother, Winfred Routh of Lexington.
The family will receive friends on Friday, September 22, 2023 from 12:30-1:40 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro. A graveside service will follow on Friday at 2:00 pm at Randolph Memorial Park with Pastor Gary Mason officiating and with military honors by the Randolph County Honor Guard.