Howard Wayne Gainous, Jr.

September 7, 1973 - January 28, 2017
Howard Wayne Gainous, Jr.

Howard Wayne Gainous, Jr. was called home by his Lord and Savior, he passed away peacefully on Saturday morning, January 28, 2017. He was 43 years old.

He was a loving father, son, grandfather, brother, uncle, nephew and friend to so many.

Howard worked as a sub-contractor and owned Top Notch Construction and built several churches, condos and home in Wilmington and the surrounding communities.

He was preceded in death by his father Howard Wayne Gainous, Sr.

Howard is survived by his daughters Trinity Gainous and Kaitlynn Thompson, granddaughter Serenity, his mother Alice Henderson, grandparents David and Eunice Bellamy, his sister Krista Dobson, brother in law Walter Dobson, four nephews Billy Stephenson, Warren Dobson, Tristan Dobson and Noah Dobson; four greatnephews and nieces Landon Reid Thomas, Walter Kasch Stephenson, Brayleigh Grace Dobson and Frederick Wayne Stephenson.

A Memorial Service will be held at 7:00PM Friday at Crossroads Baptist Church, 4540 Technology Dr, Wilmington, NC 28405.

Inurnment will be 2:00PM Saturday at Oleander Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers memorials made to John T. Hoggard High School, Attn:Atheletics and Wayne Gainous Memorial Fund: Football, at 4302 Shipyard Blvd. Wilmington, NC 28403, would be greatly appreciated.

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

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  • February 01, 2017
    Milessa P. Ellers says:
    I will always remember the kind hearted, outgoing and (sometimes down right silly)guy Wayne was. I feel blessed to have him in my life and proud to call him my friend. A outstanding father and son....He will be forever in my heart and forever missed...God bless you sweet boy, party hard with Mr. Marley!

  • February 01, 2017
    STEPHANIE MALPASS says:
    THINKING OF YOU KRISTA & FAMILY! HUGS & PRAYERS!

  • February 01, 2017
    Krista Dobson says:
    Rest easy my brother, and my best friend. I love you and I'm so grateful that God chose you to be my brother. We shared so many laughs, cries, and most importantly, jokes no one else understood. I know you are building mansions, playing football and surfing your perfect waves. Until we meet again my dear brother. You will be greatly missed and always, always be in my heart. Psalm 40

  • February 01, 2017
    Jeryl and Betty Rowe lit a candle:
    Lit since February 1, 2017 at 2:24:20 PM

  • February 01, 2017
    Connell E. Gainous says:
    Missed but never forgotten. We will see you again soon, when the Father calls us home. R.I.P.