Robbie Creech, 75


SURF CITY — Robbie Creech, 75, formerly of Dunn, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, after bravely fighting a long battle with cancer, ultimately losing his battle due to chemo toxicity.

Robbie was a proud American who served his country as a Vietnam veteran and an amazing Christian.

He was a devoted husband, father, and son to Jeanette and William Creech of Dunn. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Sarah Creech; daughter, Angela Rehart; his loving grandchildren, Robert “Christian” Rehart and Madelynne Rehart; his brothers, Gerald Creech and spouse Brenda Creech and Darold Creech and spouse Sue Creech; and five nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, Buddy Boy Creech.

Services will be held in his honor in Surf City at “The Gathering” Baptist Church, 304 Wilmington Ave., Surf City, at 3:30 Sunday afternoon, Sept. 25.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Paddle for Troops.

He will be laid to rest at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.


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