Kenneth Dean Stafford

Kenneth Dean Stafford, 68, of Burlington, NC passed away at Autumn Care of Myrtle Grove, Wilmington, NC on Saturday, June 1, 2024.

A native of Alamance County, he was the son of Haldean Stafford and Peggy Crutchfield Stafford, both deceased. He graduated from Southern Alamance High School and N. C. State University and was a proud Wolfpack fan. Kenneth retired from AWCK (Alley, Williams, Carmen, & King) as a Partner and Principal Architect. He was a dedicated and active member of the Burlington Rotary Club where he served as Club President twice. Ken also served as State Secretary, Director, and Section President of AIA (The American Institute of Architects).

Survivors include a daughter, Amanda Stafford Kostusiak and husband Richard Allen Kostusiak of Wilmington; sister, Rebecca “Becky” Stafford of Cary; and two beloved granddogs, Dougal and Nyx.

The family will receive friends at Rich & Thompson Funeral and Cremation Service in Burlington on Thursday, June 6, 2024 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Alamance Community Foundation for the Alley, Williams, Carmen, & King Scholarship P.O Box 726, Burlington, NC 27216. https://www.alamancecommunityfoundation.org/awck-scholarship