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Steven L. RegisterSteven L. Register passed away in Surf City on Wednesday, February 10, 2016.

Steven was born on January 11, 1991, the son of Wendy P. Mercer and Steven D. Register. Steven, the youngest of their three children, and their only son, had a great sense of humor. He loved to make people laugh. He was also a talented artist, using mediums such as pencil, paint and pen.

Growing up at the beach, Steven loved the ocean. He enjoyed surfing, boogie boarding, skim boarding, water skiing, and other ocean sports. Steven was a great skateboarder and impressed everyone at his competitions. He was practicing the guitar, and serenaded the family over Thanksgiving this past year.

Steven is survived by his parents; his two sisters, Christa and Brianna; and his four brothers, Anthony, Christian, Joseph and Jacob.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Sunday, February 14, at Andrews Mortuary in Hampstead. Interment will follow in Sea Lawn Memorial Park.

The family would like to thank Beth Simcha, New Life Christian Center, and all of their friends and family for their acts of kindness and support. Flowers can be sent to Andrews Mortuary at 17730 US-17, Hampstead, NC 28443.