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Sept. 8, 1958-Nov. 16, 2010

Stephen Roth Farfour, 52, of Banner Elk, passed away on Tuesday Nov. 16, 2010.

A memorial service for Mr. Farfour will be held on Tuesday Nov. 23, 2010, at 7 p.m. at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Drew Clark and the Rev. Tom Norris, O.S.F.S. presiding. The family will greet friends Tuesday following the service at the church and other times at 1101 Park Ave., Goldsboro.

He was born Sept. 8, 1958, in Wayne County, a son of Michaux and Frankie Shaver Farfour of Goldsboro.

Stephen was a Kappa Sigma fraternity brother and in his youth was number 1 in the state for golf and tennis.

He enjoyed boating, skiing, tennis and golf and is described as the best boater ever.

A loving father and husband who adored his wife and children and was a friend to everyone, Stephen has left to cherish his memory along with his parents; his wife, Gina Bradshaw Farfour of the home; daughters, Devon and Taylor Farfour of the home; brother, Jeff Farfour and wife, Kelly, nephew, Parker Farfour and niece, Madison Farfour of Weddington; parents-in-law, Gene and Virginia Bradshaw of Banner Elk; brother and sister-in-law, Leon and Karen Cleghorn, nephews, Travis and Josh Cleghorn; brother-in-law, Phil Bradshaw, nieces, Alexandra, Shenan; and nephew, Nathan Bradshaw; sister-in-law, Tina Cecil; and niece, Camryn Cecil. Included as family are the numerous friends Steve had during his lifetime.

In lieu of flowers please make all donations to the Williams YMCA of Avery County Strong Kids Campaign at P.O. Box 707 Linville, NC 28646.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


Published in Obituaries on November 21, 2010 11:30 AM