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  • "Mr. Faircloth was my social studies and psychology teacher..."
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Joseph Albert Faircloth, age 70, a lifelong resident of Daytona Beach, passed away March 30, 2012 after a lenghty illness. Joe was predeceased in death by his loving, supportive parents, Laura Ann and Marvin Faircloth. Joe was a graduate of Mainland High School 1959. He was a member of the band and band captain his senior year. He received the John Phillip Sousa award for outstanding band member. He received the Chevalier Degree through the Order of Demolay. During Joe's Freshman year of college he was involved in a car accident resulting in Joe being a paraplegic. Afterwards, he persevered and completed his education earning the following degrees : AA, BA and MED. Joe touched many lives as a teacher at Seabreeze High School for 36 years. His extra curricula activites at Seabreeze included sponsoring various clubs and advisor to multiple organizations including the High School United Nations Club and the National Honor Society. He was the Volusia County High School Social Studies Teacher of the Year in 1986. Joe was a Master Mason of Lodge 270, a member of Elks Lodge 1141 and a member of Central Baptist Church. His hobbies included model boat building, gemology, ham radio operator, painting, music, reading, boating and fishing. Survivors include cousins, J.T. (Eloise) Faircloth, Rosalind (Linda) Hodgson, J. Lee (Ann) Faircloth, Larry (Marie) Faircloth and long time special friend Ruth Cullaton. A memorial celebration of Joe's life will be at 2:30, May 4 at Central Baptist Church, 142 Fairview, Daytona Beach, FL. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of Volusa/Flagler, 3800 Woodbrier Trail, Port Orange, FL 32127 or a .

Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on Apr. 29, 2012
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