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Bob H. Safrit

of Sechrest Funeral Service, High Point, North Carolina, died November 13, 2012, at age 85. Safrit served with the U.S. Army and after an honorable discharge graduated from Gupton Jones College of Mortuary Science. For a number of his 64 years at Sechrest, he served as president. He also served as president of the North Carolina Funeral Directors Association (1984-85). Safrit was a member of the advisory board of the Presbyterian Home, the Guilford County Register of Deeds Professional Advisory Board and director of the High Point Lions Club. He was also a volunteer with United Way and the American Red Cross. He is survived by wife Mary Elizabeth, “Betty”; daughter Jayn; sons Randall and Dr. Hal; and three grandchildren.