Central Carolina People@Work — Faye Libby
Name: Melinda Faye Libby
Family: husband, Marvin; son, Jason; stepdaughter, Meredith; three grandchildren.
Position: Operation manager (Hunter Oil & Propane). Been in the propane industry for 22 years.
Hometown: Bethune, S.C.
What are five most frequently-played songs on your iPod playlist? I very rarely listen to music on iPod.
What is your favorite movie? "Pretty Woman"
What is your favorite book? Love stories
Is there a hobby you can't live without? Yes, traveling
Is there an item or collectible you hold dear? Family heirlooms
Where would someone be most likely to find you on a Saturday night? Sitting in my recliner
What was your dream job when you were a child? Airline stewardess
What are some of your favorite things? Traveling, family time with siblings (extended family), meeting new people and playing craps
What would be your last meal? Green bean casserole, country vegetables.
Who would be your ideal dinner guests? (name three, living or dead): Dad, mom and family members.
What is something interesting most people don't know about you? As a child and young adult, very shy, timid — cancer survivor of stomach cancer (been clean since 1998)
Ideal vacation spot: Cruising, no one particular spot.
Favorite professional sports team: Pittsburgh Steelers
If you were given $5,000 to donate to a nonprofit organization, which would you pick? Local organization
What's the worst injury you've ever had? Been blessed, nothing major, skinned knees and hands from falling
Ever had a brush with celebrity? Phil Mickleson
What's your favorite website? No favorite
Would you go bungee jumping or skydiving? No
Do you have a tattoo? No
Any fears or phobias? Small spaces, elevators or any small room that can be locked and I feel that I cannot get out.
Ever been outside the United States? Yes
Did you have a childhood nickname? Pearl
Favorite kind of cookie? Peanut butter
Favorite season? Fall
Would you consider plastic surgery if someone else paid for it? Yes
What's the most embarrassing experience you've ever had at work? Sitting in a meeting where all attendees were introducing themselves, and when it came to me, I said, "Hello, my name is Barbara," which was the person sitting beside me.
Which actor would portray you in a movie about your life? Not sure
Biggest pet peeve? Rude, unthankful people
What's your usual wake-up time in the morning? 6 a.m.
What talent do you wish you had? Piano, singing
Ever seen a ghost? No
What superhero power would you most like to have? Read minds
What was your favorite TV show when you were growing up? "Little Rascals"
Favorite band or musical artist? Josh Groban
What's your cell phone ringtone? What was on the phone when purchased
Favorite dessert? Ice cream
Who's your best friend and why? My sister — we understand and share everything.
If you could go back in time and change one historic event, what would it be? Vietnam War
What's your favorite condiment? Mayo
Do you have bumper stickers of any kind on your car? No
If you could create one rule that all society had to live by, what would it be? Walk in another person’s shoes before making unwarranted comments.
How do you define success? Accomplishing your goals in life without destroying family, friends or coworkers
Ever wondered why Kamikaze pilots wore helmets? No
Hamburger or pizza? Pizza
Describe your life philosophy in six words or less: Live, laugh, love, be happy and forgiving