John David LeFaivre

August 31, 1970 ~ April 9, 2022 (age 51)


John David LeFaivre, 51, went to be with his wife and Lord and Savior on Saturday, April 9, 2022. He passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family.

He was born August 31, 1970, in Anchorage Alaska, the son of Sheila Morrow and the late Michael LeFaivre. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Dawn LeFaivre, whom he married on August 29, 1998, and an aunt, Randa Mason.

Those left to cherish his memory are a son, B. Wayne Slaughter (Samantha), two grandchildren, Ashlyn and Addison Slaughter, two sisters, Stephanie LeFaivre and Jennifer Morrow. Also surviving are uncles, Ken Shawver (Pat) and Barry Mason along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was employed by C.R. Onsrud Inc. as a supervisor. He loved spending time with his two granddaughters. John was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed being outdoors and loved the mountains. He always had a smile on his face, was considered a gentle giant, unless you messed with his family.

A celebration of life will be conducted Friday, April 15 at 11:30 am at Troutman Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Michael Pharr officiating. Burial will follow at Iredell Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends on Thursday, April 14 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Troutman Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers are Timmy Call, Justin Call, William Call, Jonathan Glass, John Black and Dale Ladd. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The National Rifle Association of American (NRA) 111250 Waples Mill Rd. Fairfax, VA 22030. 

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April 14, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Troutman Funeral Home
345 North Main Street
Troutman, NC 28166

Celebration of Life
April 15, 2022

11:30 AM
Troutman Funeral Home
345 North Main Street
Troutman, NC 28166

Interment following funeral service
April 15, 2022

Iredell Memorial Gardens
2304 Shelton Ave.
Statesville, NC 28677


The National Rifle Association of American (NRA)
11250 Waples Mill Rd., Fairfax VA 22030

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