Victor Odom McIntyre, 96, of Statesville, N.C., passed away Tuesday, February 1, 2022, at the Gordon Hospice House.

Vic was born September 20, 1925, in Iredell County, N.C., and was the son of the late Arthur and Alda Cloer McIntyre. He was a graduate of Cool Spring High School and served honorably in the U.S. Navy during WWII and the Korean War. He also served in the Navy Reserves, and he retired in 1985 after 42 years of service to his country at the rank of chief petty officer. From 2000-2017, he joined the American Red Cross. Then he made over 60 overseas trips with the Western United Methodist Conference to help people in need. In 1950, he married the late Louise Murdock McIntyre. He owned McIntyre Custom Floors and also served with the Cool Spring Volunteer Fire Department.

He is survived by two sons, Kris McIntyre (Rita) and Victor Loring McIntyre (Kathryn); three grandchildren, Allie McIntyre, Megan M. Schonce and Rachel Dale; four great grandchildren; one sister, Collen Russell; and two nieces, Donna and Denise.

A private family graveside service will be held Saturday, February 5, 2022, at New Salem UMC Cemetery. A memorial service at New Salem UMC will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Red Cross or New Salem UMC. Online condolences may be made to the family at

Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.

2 thoughts on “Victor Odom McIntyre

  1. So sorry to read this. I had lost touch with Vic but he was my mailman when I was a child, and I knew him through the years. He was one of a kind and a talented craftsman too. He shared his talents and skills with people in need and lived a good life. Vic will be missed.

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