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Richard "Scully" William Sculthorpe

August 8, 1941 ~ April 6, 2021 (age 79)

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Burlington – Richard William Sculthorpe, 79, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 6, 2021.  He was born in Monmouth County, NJ on August 8, 1941 to the late Richard Edward Sculthorpe and Alice Conway Sculthorpe Herpich and was the husband of 58 years to Margaret Emma "Peggy" Sculthorpe who survives.

Richard was a US Army Veteran who enjoyed reading, sports, westerns, horses and the outdoors. 

Survivors include his wife, Margaret; son, Michael Joseph Sculthorpe and wife Susan; daughters, Karyn S. Franks and husband Jonathan, Patricia Murdock and husband Ronald; grandchildren, Abigail Franks and fiancé Austin Capps, Jonathan Murdock (Hannah), Sarah Williams (Brian), Daniel Murdock (Natalie); great granddaughter, Selah Williams, and a brother, Donald James Sculthorpe (Trudy).  He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Jared William Franks.

A service to celebrate his life will be held 11:00am on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by Mr. Mark Shelley with the burial to follow at Berea Christian Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 10-10:45 prior to the service on Saturday.

To watch the service online and to sign the online register book, please visit www.lowefuneralhome.com.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Richard "Scully" William Sculthorpe, please visit our floral store.


April 10, 2021

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Lowe Funeral Home & Crematory
2205 South Church Street
Burlington, NC 27215

Celebration of Life
April 10, 2021

11:00 AM
Lowe Funeral Home Chapel
2205 S. Church Street
Burlington, NC 27215

Video is available for this event

April 10, 2021

12:15 PM
Berea Christian Church Cemetery
2828 Old NC Hwy 87
Elon, NC 27244

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