Stephen Alexander Broadfoot, 47, died unexpectedly at home on October 3, 2020. Alex was a graduate of Laney High School and attended University of North Carolina – Wilmington. He was the son of Rickie Strickland Broadfoot of Wilmington, NC and Shepard Bryan Broadfoot, Jr. of North Myrtle Beach, SC. Alex is survived by his brother, Spencer Barrett Broadfoot and daughter Lizzie of Wrightsville Beach, and his Uncle Ron and Aunt Mary Beth Strickland of Wilmington. He leaves behind two beautiful children, son, 15 year old Tighe Alexander Broadfoot of Whitset, NC and his daughter who was his heart and soul, 9 year old Liliana Alexandria Broadfoot of the home. He was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Edgar and Charlotte Strickland of Wilmington, NC and paternal grandparents Shepard Bryan Broadfoot of Wilmington, NC and Frances Broadfoot Reynolds of Wrightsville Beach, NC. He is also survived by many extended family members among the Strickland and Broadfoot families, as well as many friends.
A very casual service will be held Saturday, October 24th at 12:00 outside at the bridge near the lake at Long Leaf Hills Park (the former Hugh MacRae Park). Even though the service is outside, the family does request masks be worn and a proper distance between families be respected. Family will have the opportunity to get together after the Memorial, directions to follow separately.
The family has requested that no flowers be sent, but anyone who wishes may contribute to an Educational Memorial Fund being set up in his name for his daughter, Lily. The GoFundMe site information will be available shortly.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099.