Jerry Ronald Cribb

November 9, 1940 - November 14, 2020
Jerry Ronald Cribb


Mr. Jerry Ronald Cribb, of Wilmington, NC was born on 11/9/1940 to the late Donald and Louise Cribb, in Columbus County, NC, and passed away on 11/14/2020, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, completing his journey of 80 years.

He leaves behind to cherish his memories his wife of 61 years, Twylia Cribb, of the home; two sons, Stephen “Mark” Cribb, of Washington State and Michael “Mike” Cribb, of Texas; 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; a sister and two brothers, along with a host of relatives and friends.

Jerry loved many sports especially Baseball, Basketball, Football and Car Racing. For over 30 years he coached many Baseball, Basketball and Football teams and had served as President of the Babe Ruth League in Wilmington, NC. In 1982 he took a Baseball team all the way to the World Series in Jamestown, NY. Jerry also enjoyed watching or going to Car Races and getting down to or out on the water for some Fishing. Jerry was a Member of the Wilmington Exchange for several years.

A visitation is scheduled for Saturday, November 21, 2020 from 11:00AM till 1:00PM, at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel

The family would like memorial be directed to the New Hanover County Humane Society 2405 N. 23rd Street Wilmington, NC 28405 or the Zimmer Cancer Center 2131 S. 17 Street Wilmington, NC 28401

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  • November 19, 2020
    Lynn Pierce says:
    Twylia my thoughts and prayers are with you. Many fun and special memories of Jerry working in QA at Brunswick In the 80’s. I remember you hosted a lovely Christmas party at your home one year that everyone attended. He was a kind soul who enjoyed life and I’m grateful to have known him. Deepest sympathy to all the family. Lynn and Terry Pierce

  • November 16, 2020
    Barbara Goodman says:
    Oh, Twylia. I am so sorry for your loss

  • November 18, 2020
    Lynn Williford says:
    Twylia- sending love and prayers to you and your family. I am so sorry for your loss.

  • November 18, 2020
    Bonnie Williams says:
    Eating Oysters and Sharing Friendship

  • November 18, 2020
    Bonnie Williams says:
    Rick and I will also remember the fun we had at the oyster roasts at your home. It was wonderful seeing how happy you both were when in the company of family and friends. We wish that we had spent more time with Jerry, he was loved by us both. You are in our thoughts and prayers, please reach out to us for anything you need or if you just want to talk. Love to you.