Rufus Brodie Towry


Birth Date: September 26, 1933

Death Date: March 31, 2017

Visitation Date: 4-5-2017 Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Visitation Place : Heritage Funeral Home


Service Date: 4-5-2017 Time: 11:00 AM
Service Place : Heritage Funeral Home


Cemetery Date: 4-5-2017 Time: 2:00 PM
Cemetery Place : Pine Crest- Dauphin Island

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Obituaries » Rufus Brodie Towry




Rufus Brodie Towry, 83, passed away on Friday, March 31, 2017, in Biloxi, MS. He was born on September 26, 1933 in Marianna, AR to the late Rufus O. Towry and Mary E. S. Towry. He served in the United States Navy from September 1950 until July 1953. He served on the U.S.S. Los Angeles CA 135. He was awarded the United Nations Service Medal and the Korean Service Ribbon 2 Stars. Brodie is a member of East Central Masonic Lodge#631. Brodie loved telling stories, traveling, his cat “Patches”, but most of all, Brodie loved his family.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret Towry of Moss Point (Cumbest Bluff), MS; daughters by choice, Kristi Richards and Lisa Fulton; brother, Billy (Joyce) Towry of Rayne, LA; nephews, Brandon Towry and Brian Towry; nieces, Sharon Towry and Jan Volland; along with other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, Brodie was preceded in death by his first wife, Flora S. Towry, brothers, Richard and Max Towry; and sister, Louise Helton.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at Heritage Funeral Home in Moss Point, MS beginning at 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be at Pine Crest Cemetery, 1939 Dauphin Island Parkway, Mobile, AL at 2 p.m.

Heritage Funeral Home, locally owned and operated, in Escatawpa/Moss Point, MS is in charge of arrangements. You may view and sign the online register book for Rufus Brodie Towry at www.heritagefuneralhome.us