Obituary for Rodney Lee Lunday of Carthage

Rodney Lee Lunday, age 72, of Carthage, passed away Friday, May 5, 2023 at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. 

A native of Moore County, he was a son of the late Robert Lee and Mary Gladys Wood Lunday. Rodney served in the US Marine Corp and was a graduate of Sandhills Community College and UNC Charlotte where he earned two Bachelor degrees and was a Certified Public Accountant. 

He was preceded in death by his brothers Henry Lunday, Don Lunday and Chris Lunday. 

He is survived by his wife of 50 years Patricia Day Lunday; children Keith Allen Lunday and husband Jason Renzaglia of Raleigh, Karen Ann Lunday Oddono and husband Ray of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Kevin Austin Lunday of Columbia, SC; brothers Dayton Lunday of Pinebluff, Michael Lunday of Southern Pines, Richard Lunday of Columbia, SC. 

Graveside services will be 2:00 PM Monday at Beulah Hill Baptist Church conducted by Pastor Jared McNeill. The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall prior to the service beginning at 1:00 PM. 

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society at or call 800.227.2345 to make a donation.

Services entrusted to Fry & Prickett Funeral Home. 

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