David Lloyd Flewwellin

August 20, 1946 - January 18, 2016
David Lloyd Flewwellin

David Lloyd Flewwellin, age 69, of Wilmington passed away Monday, January 18, 2016 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter.

He was born August 20, 1946 in Long Island, New York the son of Lloyd Clayton Flewwellin and the late Eleanor Stark Flewwellin. He is preceded in death by his two brothers, Tony and Paul Flewwellin.

David proudly served his country during Vietnam as a Staff Sargent in the United States Air Force. He was a graduate of New Hanover High School in Wilmington and furthered his education at Miller Motte Business School. Later, he retired from a career of twenty five years with Corning Glassworks as a mechanic and found a true passion after opening Sentimental Journey, an antiques store. David was an active member of Springview Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church and the American Legion Post 10 in Wilmington.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 28 years, Doris Bridges Flewwellin; sons, David Flewwellin and wife Pamela of Alaska and Stanley Flewwellin and wife Ruth Ann of Wilmington, NC; daughters, Katonya Keziah and husband Tom of Wilmington, NC, Gina Britt and husband Gerry of Summerville, SC, and Vickie Parker of Topsail Beach, NC; Grandchildren, Brandi Parker, Laci Parker , Elizabeth Britt, Addison Britt, Gerad Britt, Joshua Flewwellin, Naomi Flewwellin, Sarai Flewwellin, Delilah Flewwellin, Elijah Flewwellin, Michael, Naluai, Ella Flewwellin; father, Lloyd Clayton Flewwellin; five brothers, Ricky, Kelly, Shawn and Mike (Joan) Flewwellin all of Wilmington, NC and Chris (Edie) Flewwellin of Clinton, NC; two sisters, Mary Aciago of Wilmington and Linda (Leonard) Johnson of Wilmington, NC; and numerous other loving family and friends.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM Thursday, January 21, 2016 at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM Friday, January 22, 2016 at Oleander Memorial Gardens with Emma Eubanks Officiating and Military Honors Rendered by Post 10 Honor Guard.

Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project at www.TMCfunding.com. or to the Patriot Honor Guards of North Carolina at [email protected]

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099

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  • January 21, 2016
    Harold & Erma Hughes says:
    We know that David has won his rewards in heaven May God bless his family and bless their hearts during this sad time. We have known Doris and David for a long time and we love them both . May peace be with you because he will be surely missed. Your buddies always.

  • January 21, 2016
    Gary Sikes says:
    Doris I'm so sorry to hear about David. I know he's at peace.Loved working with him at corning. We always had a good time and he was a hoot to be around. I've got some kind of cold and don't want to make anyone sick.Again Doris I'm so sorry. I know he loved you more than anything. May God bless you and the family. He was a Good Man!!!

  • January 22, 2016
    Barbara Blandine says:
    Doris - Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I will never forget that you and David took the time to call me when I was watching my 13 mo. old granddaughter MaryKate while my daughter Kristin and son-in-law Rob had to leave Maryland to follow the new baby Maggie to the Children's Hospital in Washington, D. C. because of complications. You and David called me to ask if there was anything you could do for us and to tell me that things were going to be OK. We were a close group in the backyard years ago and that night you showed me how special the two of you were. As is turned out Maggie is a healthy and happy 16 yr. old today. David was a good man and he loved you and his family.