Celebrating The Life Of Loved Ones

Gerald Franklin Safrit

Mr. Gerald Franklin Safrit, age 71 of Albemarle, NC passed away Thursday, September 5, 2019 in Atrium-Northeast, Concord NC. His memorial service will be Monday, September 9, 2019 at 6:00PM at West Albemarle Baptist Church, with Rev. Adam Hatley and Rev. David Hatley officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the church sanctuary.

Mr. Safrit was born November 4, 1947 in Stanly County, NC to the late Barley Safrit and Virginia Safrit. He was also an undergraduate of North Carolina State University with a BS degree in engineering. He retired from Collins & Aikman Corp. as a plant maintenance engineer. He was a lifetime member of West Albemarle Baptist Church and loved Bible studies. He loved the mountains, the beach and active in the Sons of Confederate Veterans. He was also active in genealogy and a fan of Western movies.

He was married to Mary Hathcock Safrit of the home. Survivors include stepson, Eric Culp of Albemarle, NC, brother, Mark Safrit of Mooresville, NC, and a grandchild, Skyler Stiles. A brother, David Safrit preceded him in death.

Memorials may be made to West Albemarle Baptist Church Acts 1:8 Mission Fund, 336 Church St Albemarle, NC 28001 as well as St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105-1905.

Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care of Albemarle serving the Safrit family.


  • OPAL POPLIN Posted September 7, 2019 9:49 am

    Mary, So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. R.I.P. Gerald.

    • Mary Safrit Posted September 18, 2019 4:48 am

      Thank you Opal. I told him I would be alright and see him again and he was gone about 5 minutes later. We dated for a year and married almost 8 years.

  • Andi Drye Posted September 7, 2019 3:41 pm

    Mary and family, my condolences to you. Gerald was a good man. I enjoyed working with him. We had some interesting conversations about his hobbies. May the Lord comfort you now and the days to follow

    • Mary Safrit Posted September 18, 2019 4:50 am

      Thank you Andi. I would like to hear more sometime when we have time.

  • Lesaundra griffin Posted September 8, 2019 11:53 am

    Sorry for your loss praying for you and your family .he was a joy to get to work with

    • Mary Safrit Posted September 18, 2019 4:56 am

      Thank you so much.. I appreciate everything.

  • Frances Posted September 8, 2019 8:41 pm

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  • Mary Safrit Posted September 18, 2019 4:53 am

    Thank you for everything

  • Lisa Furr Posted October 2, 2019 11:42 am

    Mary, I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for your comfort and healing.

  • Pattie Huneycutt Posted October 2, 2019 10:09 pm

    So sorry to hear this. Prayers for you.

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