Jeffrey Beechum StearnsOctober 12, 2011
Jeffrey Beechum Stearns, 58, of 527 Meadowood Drive, Burlington, NC passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2011 after a 20 month battle with Melanoma.
Jeffrey was the former owner of Stearns Chrysler Jeep in Graham, NC.
Jeffrey enjoyed spending time with family and friends and was always willing to generously lend a hand to help others. He was passionate about the game of golf.
Survivors include wife Susan P. Stearns of the home, his daughters Suzanne Stearns Horton and husband Aaron of Knightdale, NC and Stacey Layton Thompson and husband Tommy of Moyowk, NC, his parents Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Stearns, his three brothers, Carroll Stearns and wife Janet, Dale Stearns and wife Ann, and Stephen Stearns and Nita, all of Burlington, NC, his three grandchildren Olivia, Lily and Silas, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his step-son, Joey Patrick Porter.
A funeral service will be held Friday, October 14, at 2:00 pm at The Lamb’s Chapel in Haw River. Officiating will be the Rev. Brian Biggers. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Thursday, October 13 at Rich and Thompson Funeral and Cremation Service in Burlington from 6:00 until 8:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Melanoma Research Foundation, 1411 K Street, NW Suite 500 Washington, DC 20005 or The Lamb's Chapel, 415 Roxboro Road, Haw River, NC 27258.