Obituaries

Stephen Martin Steen, 57, of Fayetteville

Stephen Martin Steen, 57, of Fayetteville, died October 11, 2010.

His family and flying were his passions in life. Mr. Steen was a Navy pilot for 7 years. Following his military service, he was a flight trainer for Burnsaid-Ott before beginning a career in commercial aviation flying for People Express and then American Airlines.

Mr. Steen is survived by Jeanne Steen of Fayetteville; sons Stephen Steen of Dawsonville and Sean Steen of Auburn, AL; sister Patty Trinkle and husband Mike of Fallbrook, CA; brother Brian Steen of Gordon, GA; and several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Mr. Richard Culver Croteau, 81, of Fayetteville

Mr. Richard Culver Croteau, 81, of Fayetteville, passed away on Monday, October 11, 2010.

Mr. Croteau has been a Mason for many years and was a nurse in Florida until 1998.

He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Jackie Gray; son David Croteau; daughter Kathleen Provencher; step-son Arvil Lee Callihan; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, June, Catherine, Virginia, Ann and Janice; brothers, Tom and Lynn, Jr.; sister-in-law Lucille Semon; five sisters; several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Mrs. Estelle Kinsey Howard, 74, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Estelle Kinsey Howard, 74, of Fayetteville, passed away on October 10, 2010.

Mrs. Howard is preceded in death by her grandparents, her parents, brother, niece and son, Gregory Lee Howard. Read More»

Dale Carl Peterson, 60, of Fayetteville

Dale Carl Peterson of Fayetteville, GA, 60, passed away on October 8, 2010.

Dale was born in Minneapolis, MN on November 7, 1949.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Lynette (Thompson), two brothers, Dr. Reece Peterson (Barbara) of Lincoln, NE, Curt Peterson of Brainerd, MN , nephew Leif Peterson (Cara) and great niece Avery of Kansas City, KS and niece, Jarren Peterson of Minneapolis.

Dale was preceded in death by his parents Carl and Doris (Schiebe) Peterson. Read More»

Mr. Jerry Cobb, 70, of Peachtree City

Jerry R. Cobb—a decorated Vietnam veteran and a community leader in aviation—died peacefully on Sunday, October 10, in Atlanta with his family at his side. He was 70. Read More»

Dr. Thomas William Scott, 49, of Tallahassee, FL

Dr. Thomas William Scott, 49, of Tallahassee, FL , died October 7, 2010. He was preceded in death by his father Raymond Scott and brother Richard Scott. He is survived by his son Tommy Scott of Sharpsburg ; daughters Kelsey Scott of Sharpsburg and Jordon Scott of Sharpsburg ; mother Ann Scott of Fayetteville ; brothers Ray and Kitty Scott of Maitland, FL and Stuart Scott of Louisville , KY ; and several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Mary Evelyn King, 8, of Fayetteville

Mary Evelyn King, 8, of Fayetteville — Mary Evelyn was precious not only to her family and people who knew her, but also to the thousands of people she never met, whose lives she touched through sharing her story on our blog as she graciously lived a beautiful life by bringing joy to others while under the hardship of being a cancer patient. Her tender, sweet spirit loved other people in everything she did and she was patient, sweet and thoughtful of her family’s needs even in her final days. Read More»

Mrs. Wanda Burgess, 74, of Senoia

Mrs. Wanda Burgess, 74, of Senoia, died October 8, 2010.

She was born May 8, 1936 in Morgan County, Kentucky, the youngest daughter of ten children. Her love for children was exhibited by her thirty years of service as a nationally certified preschool teacher. Most recently, she also an AWANA leader and Vacation Bible School volunteer at Woolsey Baptist Church. Read More»

Mr. Lawrence "Larry" K. Whalley, 77, of Peachtree City

Mr. Lawrence "Larry" K. Whalley, of Peachtree City, died October 8, 2010.

He was born in Danvers, MA on December 19, 1932. He enjoyed a career as a pilot in the United States Air Force, serving for a year in Vietnam. After retiring from the Air Force, he flew for FedEx for 20 more years. He enjoyed traveling, skiing, golfing, and spending time with his family. Read More»

Mr. Christopher Allan Renfroe, 35, of Peachtree City

Mr. Christopher Allan Renfroe, 35, of Peachtree City, passed away on October 7, 2010. Mr. Renfroe enjoyed collecting knives, baseball cards and cigars. He practiced judo, loved bodybuilding, as well as riding his motorcycle.

He is survived by his parents, Larry and Linda Renfroe, of Fayetteville ; his brother Chuck Renfroe and his wife Erin of Jefferson, TN; his sister April Renfroe of Fayetteville ; his grandmother Betty Scoggins of Newport , TN ; as well as several nieces and nephews whom he dearly loved. Read More»