James Alvin Meckley

September 19, 1968 - July 14, 2017
James Alvin Meckley

James “Jimmy” Alvin Meckley, 48 of Rocky Point, NC took his last few breaths at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, with his wife Deanna and son Caleb by his side, on Friday afternoon, July 14, 2017.

He was born on September 19, 1968 to JoAnn Walker Meckley and Ronald Gene Meckley in Burgaw, NC.

He married the love of his life of 31 years, to Deanna Marie Meckley, on February 14, 1994, and she survives.

Also surviving is his son, James Caleb Meckley, his parents, JoAnn Walker Meckley, Ronald Gene Meckley, and step mother Sophie Marie Meckley. As well as his sister Ronnita Hawkins, brother-in-law Steve Hawkins, their son Steven Hawkins Jr, and several other nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents Hubert Walker, Sarah Walker, Alvin Meckley, and Esther Meckley. As well as his three newborns Christopher James, Justina Marie, and Ronald James.

He loved gardening, fishing with his son, Nascar (especially Kyle Busch), the Pittsburgh Steelers, and his newfound love of couponing. However, his greatest love and accomplishment is his family and his dogs, Dutch and Nelli.

Memorial Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 5-8 PM at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

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  • July 17, 2017
    Crystal hicks says:
    Jimmy you will definitely be missed. You were a wonderful husband and father to my sister and my naphew. I thank you for everyday that you gave them 100% of your love. We all know you're in a better place now with no pain and suffering. We love and we will never forget the person you were. 1-4-3

  • July 19, 2017
    paul atkins says:
    Jimmy was a great man,He was one of the true good guys,He will be missed;my prayers go out to the family,,,,Paul the ups man

  • July 19, 2017
    Loretta, Hunter & Dakota Kellum says:
    Deanna and Caleb we are so sorry for your loss.. Caleb your dad will never be forgotten as long as you are around. I have never seen a Son and Dad look so much alike like yall. He will be missed by everyone!!! All of our love, prayers and hugs go to Deanna, Caleb and family & friends. We love yall.

  • July 19, 2017
    Sarah Blizzard Bonham says:
    To the Meckley Family: Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. With deepest sympathy - Sarah and Bob Bonham

  • July 18, 2017
    Barbara Starnes says:
    JoAnn, Please know that my thoughts are with you and I pray that you will always depend on the memories that will always be with you as you work through the loss of your son. May the Lord comfort you at this time as only He can do.