James Thomas Kornegay, Jr.

November 12, 1952 - January 20, 2015
James Thomas Kornegay, Jr.

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James “Chuck” Thomas Kornegay Jr., age 62, of Wilmington passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

He was born November 12, 1952 in Steadman, North Carolina. He is preceded in death by his father, James Thomas Kornegay, Sr. and sister, Lisa Matthews.

Surviving are his devoted wife, Imogene Kornegay; loving mother, Dale Hay (Jim); daughter, Misty Gilder (Dustin); Grandson, Eli Gilder; brother, Khristopher Kornegay (Jackie) and sister, Lynn Dennis (Mike).

A memorial service will be held at 2 PM Sunday, January 25, 2015 at Lake Forest Baptist Church, 1626 Lake Branch Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

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


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  • January 25, 2015
    David Faircloth says:
    Very Sorry to hear of Chuck's passing. I had lost touch with him over the years, had a lot of fun with him from elementary school on. Always considered him a true friend.

  • January 26, 2015
    Lela Williams Mason says:
    My deepest sympathies, I went to school with Chuck. So very sorry to hear of his passing.

  • January 25, 2015
    Larry, Valerie & Hank Faircloth says:
    So long to the Best Man who didn’t pass out. You will be missed. ~ Larry

  • January 25, 2015
    Virginia Faircloth says:
    I will cherish the happy memories.