Central Carolina People@Work — Faye Libby

Dec. 13, 2013 @ 03:30 PM

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