Stephen Franckevich


BEAUFORT - Stephen W. Franckevich, of Beaufort, died Nov. 28, 2011, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.

No service is scheduled.

He was a jazz trumpeter having played with Lionel Hampton. He was a music teacher and band director at the Arapahoe Charter School in Arapahoe.

Survivors include his parents, Stephen and Marjorie Frankevich; sister, Sandra Morgan; and partner of 21 years, Cari Lynn Loy.

Memorials may be made to Arapahoe Charter School, 9005 Hwy. 306 South, Arapahoe, NC 28510.

Condolences may be left at

Arrangements by Brooks Funeral Home, Morehead City.

Published in Jacksonville Daily News from Nov. 30 to Dec. 3, 2011