Colby Ryan Hempstead

Published 9:27 am Monday, January 20, 2020

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Mr. Colby Ryan Hempstead, 27, of Statesville, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020.

He was born Feb. 26, 1992 in Iredell County to Gerald Ivan and Lillie Annette Shoffner Hempstead. He was of the Baptist faith. He had a kind heart and a love for everyone. His nephew, Evan, was the star of his life.

Survivors: his parents of the home; 2 sisters, Jordan Hempstead and Megan Favre; a nephew, Evan Hempstead; grandmother, Margaret Shoffner, all of Mocksville; cousins, Shari Stephens and John Stephens of Florida; and several other cousins, aunts and uncles.

A funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 19 at Lambert Graham Funeral Home, Mocksville, with Pastor Jesus Perez of Eagle Mills Assembly of God officiating. Burial followed in Bear Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Mocksville. The family received friendsSaturday, Jan. 18 at the funeral home.

Memorials: Blaise Baptist, 134 Blaise Church Road, Mocksville, Memo: Day Camp.