Gower Lewis Tartt

January 29, 1959 - January 19, 2011
Gower Lewis Tartt


Gower Lewis Tartt of Wilmington, NC passed away on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center at age 51.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Billie Tartt of Wilmington, NC. He is survived by his brother, Grant M. Tartt and wife, Sharon Tartt; also one nephew, Mathew A. Tartt and one niece, Cady A. Tartt, all of Wilmington, NC and his special friend, Karen Tartt.

Gower was a happy-go-lucky soul with a love for Nascar, an avid artist and loved a good pot of oysters.

Visitation will be held at Seagate Baptist Church on January 29, 2011 from 4:00 until 5:00 p.m. A memorial service will be held at 5:00 p.m. at Seagate Baptist Church directly after the visitation.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Seagate Baptist Church at 6115 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403.

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


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  • January 25, 2011
    Barbara Bair Goodman says:
    Karen, I was so shocked to hear of Gower's passing! I will be there Saturday but until then know that I am sending you all my love! B.

  • January 25, 2011
    Robert Houston says:
    Very sorry for your loss Gower was a really good man, I thought the world of him. Will miss his laugh and kindness Yours Bob Houston and Lynn Houston

  • January 26, 2011
    Cathy Dixon Boles says:
    So sorry to hear about your loss Karen. Gower always made me laugh and was such a sweet soul. I love you girl and hope to make it Sat. Know that I'll be thinking of you if I can't be there. Love ya, Cathy

  • January 22, 2011
    Reggie & Kim Lewis says:
    We were so sorry to hear about Gower.Sending thoughts and prayers to all of the family.May god be with you during this difficult time.

  • January 25, 2011
    Todd Lambeth says:
    Karen, I am so sorry to hear this news of Gower's passing. He was a good man and will be missed. May God give you peace at this time of sorrow.