CANTON – Stephen Charles Nanney, 46, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, at Mission Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina.

Stephen was a native and lifelong resident of Haywood County. He was the son of Linda Duckett Nanney and the late Charles Martin Nanney, who died in 2019.

In addition to his mother, Stephen is survived by a son, Austin Nanney and his wife, Miranda, of Fletcher and lifelong best friend, Billie Green.

He will be remembered for his love of music, his cars, and his dogs.

A memorial service will be held when gathering is safe again.

Memorials may be made in Stephen’s memory to Canton First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1716, Canton, NC 28716.

The care of Mr. Nanney has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at

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