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David Felton Faircloth

December 25, 1938 August 31, 2019
David Felton Faircloth
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Obituary for David Felton Faircloth

David Felton Faircloth, 80, formerly of Newport News, VA, passed away at Alpine Health & Rehabilitation Center in Asheboro, NC on August 31, 2019. He was born December 25,1938 in Bladen County, NC to the late James Wesley and Virginia Dent Faircloth.

David Felton came from a large family and grew up on a farm. He considered his job plowing with the mules Gray & Rody. He was an animal lover in general but particularly fond of his dogs Butch & Sooner. He began working at Newport News Shipyard at the age of 17 and spent his entire working career there. At the age of 20 he married Betty Canady and they were married for 59 years until her death in 2019. He was a very proud man, independent and family oriented. He always made sure his family and extended family were well taken care of. He took great pride in being known as a man of his word and having a good name. He was deeply loved and respected by his entire family. He possessed a great sense of humor, quick wit and loved to tell a good story.

He is survived by his daughters Linda Hook (Dave Hartless) of Randleman, and Carol Coleman (Chris) of Virginia; grandchildren: Mary Steele, Jennifer Cash, Stephen Johnson (Crystal), Rachel Peavey (Jason), Brandon Lindblom, Jacob Hook, Hannah Hook, and David Ray Hartless; 11 great-grandchildren; siblings, James Shirley Faircloth, Margaret Clevenger, Sylvia Polston, Tommie Clonch, Dot Clevenger, Donald Eutis Faircloth, Hazel Jones (Benny), and Betsy Faircloth; and numerous nieces, nephews and other extended family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife Betty Canady Faircloth; siblings Nancy Edwards, and Joyce Hogg.

A visitation will be held Tuesday, September 3, 2019 from 6:00-8:00PM. A funeral service will be Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 10:00AM, both at Boles Funeral Home, 425 W. Pennsylvania Avenue, Southern Pines, NC 28387. Burial will follow at Taylor Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, 4164 Hoffman Road, Jackson Springs, NC 27281

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Community Home Care & Hospice, 533 S. Fayetteville Street, Asheboro, NC 27203.

Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.



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Visitation

Tuesday

3

Sep

6:00 PM 9/3/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/3/2019 8:00:00 PM
Boles Funeral Home Chapel

425 W. Pennsylvania Avenue
Southern Pines, NC 28387

Boles Funeral Home Chapel
425 W. Pennsylvania Avenue Southern Pines 28387 NC
United States

Funeral Ceremony

Wednesday

4

Sep

10:00 AM 9/4/2019 10:00:00 AM
Boles Funeral Home Chapel

425 W. Pennsylvania Avenue
Southern Pines, NC 28387

Boles Funeral Home Chapel
425 W. Pennsylvania Avenue Southern Pines 28387 NC
United States
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