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Stephen Franklin Beatty

Stephen Franklin Beatty, age 56, of Kill Devil Hills, died at his residence on November 13. Stephen was born August 7, 1962 and was raised in Lumberton to Charlie Arnold and Rose Savage Beatty Via and was the husband of Linda Jones Beatty for 31 years. He graduated from Lumberton High School and then attended The University of North Carolina at Wilmington. His hobbies included hunting and fishing and was a past member of the National Wild Turkey Federation. He was a builder on the Outer Banks for 35 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Allen Bass and sister Mary Austin.

Survivors include wife Linda, siblings Leslie Avery (Glenn) and Jill Beatty; children Ashley Bishop (Mitch) and Charlie Beatty (Sonja), stepdaughter Emily McCallister (Michael); grandchildren Ken, Izzy and Maggie; step grandchildren Aven, Harley and Jamie, and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at a later time. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dare Home Health & Hospice, PO Box 669, Manteo, NC 27954, in memory of Stephen.

Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted to serve. gallopfuneralservices.com.

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