Hugh Sanford Larew ’46

Hugh Sanford Larew ’46 – Aug. 24, 1925 – July 22, 2013 Hugh Sanford Larew died July 22, 2013 at Arbor Acres in Winston Salem, N.C. He was born August 24, 1925 in Mocksville, N.C to the late John J. and Mary Sanford Larew. He graduated from Mocksville High School in 1942 and attended Davidson College one year before going on active duty in the Navy V-12 Unit at Duke University. He received his Navy commission at Cornell University and served in the Pacific Theater aboard the USS LSM 373. He was discharged from the Navy in 1946 and entered UNC-CH where he earned a BS degree in 1948. He worked at P.H Hanes Knitting Co. and Western Electric before purchasing an interest in the E.C. Moris Insurance where he worked until retirement in 1982. Prior to moving to Brookridge Baptist Retirement Home, he was an active member of First Presbyterian Church in Mocksville and after moving to Winston Salem he joined Highland Presbyterian Church. He was predeceased by a brother, John K. Larew, in Waynesboro, VA. Survivors include a brother, R. Frank Larew ’48, of Brookridge Retirement community, three nephews, one niece, five great nephews, and one great niece, and one great great niece. A memorial service will be held at Highland Presbyterian Church, 2380 Cloverdale Ave, Winston- Salem, NC, 27103 at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 27, followed by a receiving of friends. Interment will be at a later date at Joppa Cemetery. Memorials may be sent the Joppa Cemetery Fund, c/o Davie Foundation, 194 Wilkesboro St, Mocksville, NC, 27028. Online condolences may be sent to