Warren Strupe Lackey
November 14, 2017,
HIGH POINT — Warren Strupe Lackey died after a brief illness on Oct. 6 at Pennybyrn at Maryfield.
Strupe was born March 25, 1931, in Winston-Salem, N.C., a son to the late Leslie Warren and Grace Strupe Lackey. He was a graduate of Guilford College after spending four years in the U.S. Coast Guard between his junior and senior years.
He was a member of the Virginia Carolinas Home Furnishings Representative Assn. and the International Home Furnishings Manufacturers Assn.
Strupe was an initial incorporator of High Point’s American Bank & Trust, which was ultimately merged into BB&T, and he served many years on the local BB&T bank board. Also, he was member of the Guilford College Alumni Board, President’s Club and Quaker Club.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Betty Martin Lackey, a son, a daughter, a brother, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
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