Stephen Northcott

Published 9:25 am Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Stephen Andrew Northcott, age 63, of the 700 block of Morris Ford Road, Colerain, died Tuesday, August 31, 2010, in his home.

Mr. Northcott was born in Norfolk, VA, on October 26, 1946, a son of the late Clarence and Grace Miller Northcott.  He was a member of Mars Hill Baptist Church and was Crop Services Agent with Coastal Agribusiness. Mr. Northcott was a Navy veteran.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Katherine Blanchard Northcott; his daughters, Deann Wetherington and her husband, Larke, of Greenville and Susan Nelson and husband, Chris, of Colerain; his son, Tony Northcott and wife, Melissa, of Colerain; and a sister, Nelda Bowen of Colerain.  He is also survived by five grandchildren, Haley, Holden, Lorie, Emily and Brantley.

A celebration of life service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 2, 2010, at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home with Walter Byrum officiating.  Burial will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made to University Health Systems Hospice, P.O. Box 272, Ahoskie, NC, 27910, or to the American Cancer Society, 930B Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC, 27834.

The family will receive friends at the home.

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