Arthur W. Stafford Jr., 87, of Beaufort, passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at his home.
Arthur served in the US Navy for four years before switching to the US Coast Guard from which he retired after 40 years as a Chief Petty Officer. Following his forty-four year military career, he worked, and eventually retired, as a Planner and Estimator at Cherry Point.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday at Bridgeway Church of Beaufort. The family will receive friends following the service.
He is survived by his daughter, Debbie Fulcher and her husband, Artie of Beaufort; son, Michael Stafford and his wife, Kristi of Greenville; three grandchildren, Mandy Fulcher of Hickory; Ryan Fulcher of Tampa, Fl; Kendra Stafford of Luling, LA; two great grandchildren, James and Barrett; two sisters, Jean Cole of Morehead City and Carol Taylor of Beaufort; brother, Larry Cole of Maysville.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Minnie Stafford.
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Arrangements by Noe Funeral Service, Inc. of Beaufort, NC.
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