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Died April 19, 2006

John Baptist Stafford III, 41, died Wednesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Rouse Funeral Home, with the Reverends Wayne Brown and Randy Herring officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery.

Mr. Stafford was a graduate of North Lenoir High School and was a transportation coordinator for Goldsboro Hog Farms. He was a member of Emmanuel Free Will Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 15 years, Susan Smart Stafford; two children, Laura and Will Stafford of the home; and his mother and stepfather, Judy Wiggins Anderson and Aubrey Anderson of LaGrange.

He was preceded in death by his father, John Baptist Stafford Jr.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 until 9 at Rouse Funeral Home, and at other times at the residence at 1979 Brookstone Drive in LaGrange.

Published in Obituaries on April 20, 2006 1:54 PM