The Honorary Life Member Award has only been presented nine times since its inception in 1979. Here is the full list of Honorary Members

Milton Ingram

Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair
Goldsboro, NC


E.C. Toppin

Chowan County Regional Fair
Edenton, NC


Art Pitzer
NC State Fair
Raleigh, NC

Bill Perry*
Chowan County Fair
Edenton, NC

James A. Graham*
NC Commissioner of Agriculture
Raleigh, NC

Joan Long
NCAOAF Executive Secretary
Raleigh, NC

Joe Goforth*
Cleveland County Fair
Shelby, NC

Max Fesperman
Stanly County Fair
Albemarle, NC

William C . Bowers
Stanly County American Legion Post #76
Agricultural Fair
Albemarle, NC