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Hon. Roosevelt Dunmore Urey

“Psalm 23:1 The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.”

The Urey and Lynch families announce with profound sadness the passing of our beloved father, brother, uncle, grandfather, cousin and friend, Mr. Roosevelt D. Urey, affectionately called Bobor D. His passing occurred on Thursday, May 6, 2019, at the home of his daughter, Ms. Roseline Urey in the City of Careysburg, Liberia after a brief illness. Roosevelt was born unto the union of the late Robert Douglas Urey and Anna Lynch Urey. Roosevelt was an ardent Presbyterian and a former Mayor of the City of Careysburg.

Roosevelt is survived by: Children:  Richard and Roseline. Grandchildren: Roosevelt, Andy B, Christine and Robert. Great grandson, Raphael. Siblings: Katherine Urey White-Dennis (James), Burdie Urey-Weeks, Emma Urey Cassell, Anna Urey Phillips, Wynston Alexander Urey, Genevieve Urey and Marie Urey Coleman.

Borbor D will further be remembered by a host of nieces, nephews, foster brothers and sisters, cousins, and friends.

Predeceased by siblings: Earlie Urey Cooper, Esther Urey Andrews Benjamin K. Urey, William E. Urey and Robert Teddie Urey

May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed Rest in Perfect Peace.

Funeral arrangements are as follows:
Removal: Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 8AM, Samuel A. Stryker Funeral Home Sinkor, Monrovia
Funeral Service: Saturday, May25, 2019 at 10am, St. 1st Presbyterian Church, Careysburg
Interment: Urey Cemetery, Pleasantville, Careysburg

Contact (Liberia):
Roseline Urey: 231-779140923
Anna Urey Phillips: 231-886249949
Beauford Weeks: 231-886514005
Marie Urey Coleman: 231-886-423-542

Contact (USA):
Albert & Ngawa White: 502-454-9532
Clayton Cooper: 612-669-1989