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TO REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NAME NORTH 9TH AVENUE IN THE TOWN OF DILLON "ROBERT MCRAE MEMORIAL AVENUE" AND TO ERECT APPROPRIATE MARKERS OR SIGNS ALONG THIS AVENUE THAT CONTAIN THIS DESIGNATION.
Whereas, Mr. Robert McRae of Dillon County was born on July 4, 1925, and died on April 26, 2015; and
Whereas, he married his late wife, Teresa Dudley on August 31, 1946. During their sixty-seven years of marriage, the McRaes were blessed with six children and twelve grandchildren; and
Whereas, Mr. McRae served his country with honor and distinction as a member of the United States Army. He was honorably discharged from military service as a Corporal Technical Five on February 8, 1946; and
Whereas, he retired as an employee of Dixiana Mills in 1987 after twenty-nine years of service; and
Whereas, Mr. McRae was a faithful member of McCoy Chapel United Methodist Church where he served as church treasurer for nineteen years; and
Whereas, it would be fitting and proper to name North 9th Avenue in the Town of Dillon in Mr. Robert McRae's honor as a lasting testament to his service to his community. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That members of the General Assembly request the Department of Transportation name North 9th Avenue in the town of Dillon "Robert McRae Memorial Avenue" and to erect appropriate markers or signs along this avenue that contain this designation.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Department of Transportation.
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