Massoud Eftekhar passed away Monday morning, September 1, 2014 at Transitions Life Care in Raleigh, NC. He was 62 years old.
Mr. Eftekhar was born in Yazd, Iran to mother Fatemeh Ameri and his late father, Mohammad Ali. He received his mechanical engineering degree from Sharif University of Technology and after immigrating to the United States in 1976, received his MBA from Oklahoma City University.
President of Sigma Engineered Solutions, Mr. Eftekhar had a successful career consulting for large renovation and construction projects in the Triangle area.
Mr. Eftekhar was adored by his two children and two grandchildren, who loved his warmth, humor, and playful spirit. He was admired by his friends and colleagues for his determination and positivity through years of cancer treatments.
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In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife Terri Lynn Eftekhar, son Cameron Eftekar, daughter Christina Eftekhar, sister Mina Eftekhar, brother Mehrdad Eftekhar, brother-in-law Marc Thompson, several nieces and nephews, and many cousins.
The family would like to thank Kathy and Joe Cox for being at our side throughout all Massoud's ups and downs, without fail. Another special thank you to Dr. Alan Kritz and his staff for their very caring support.
Visitation will be held from 11am to 1pm on Friday, September 5, 2014 at Renaissance Funeral Home, 7615 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, NC.
Funeral services will be held at 1pm Friday with the Reverend Stacy Grove officiating. Reception to follow the service until 3pm.
Interment will be held at 4pm at Wake Memorial Park, 7002 Green Hope School Road, Cary, NC.