FORM 8 – K




Pursuant to Section 13 or 15 (d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 21, 2012




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




North Carolina   0000-50313   59-3772016

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File No.)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

145 North Renfro Street, Mount Airy, NC   27030
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (336) 783-3900

Not Applicable

(Former name of former address, if changed since last report



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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

It is with great sadness that Surrey Bancorp (the “Company”) announces the death of Hylton Wright, the Company’s longtime Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Wright died on November 17, 2012 after a short illness. Mr. Wright also served on the Company’s Executive, Compensation and Audit Committees.

Mr. Wright’s roll in the success of our organization cannot be understated and he will be greatly missed. The Company would like to provide sincere condolences to Mr. Wright’s family.

About Surrey Bancorp

Surrey Bancorp is the bank holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust (the “Bank”) and is located at 145 North Renfro Street, Mount Airy, North Carolina. The Bank operates full service branch offices at 145 North Renfro Street, 1280 West Pine Street and 2050 Rockford Street in Mount Airy. Full-service branch offices are also located at 653 South Key Street in Pilot Mountain, North Carolina, and 940 Woodland Drive in Stuart, Virginia.

Surrey Bank & Trust is engaged in the sale of insurance through its wholly owned subsidiary, SB&T Insurance, located at 199 North Renfro Street in Mount Airy. The Bank also owns Surrey Investment Services, Inc., which provides full-service brokerage and investment advice through an association with LPL Financial, and Freedom Finance, LLC, a sales finance company located at 165 North Renfro Street in Mount Airy.

Surrey Bank & Trust can be found online at


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.


Date: November 21, 2012    

By: /s/ Mark H. Towe

    Mark H. Towe, Chief Financial Officer