John Henry Viar

February 14, 1925 - October 16, 2011
John Henry Viar

John Henry Viar 86, of Wilmington passed away Sunday October 16, 2011 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter.

John was born in Campbell County, VA on Valentine’s Day 1925 the son of the late Robert Edward and Sarah Elizabeth Murphy Viar, and was a professional painter by trade, a member of Silver Lake Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his first wife Marion E. Viar who passed away April 28, 1998.

He was married to his wife Peggy on October 14, 2000, and also survived by four daughters Sandra Lee Kennedy of Roanoke, Joyce Ann Hoy of Leland, Janet Lee Allen of Hickory and Jean Kindbungle of California, three step-children Kenny and Jeffrey Register and Sheryl Andrews all of Wilmington, Nine grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at graveside 11:00 AM Wednesday October 19, 2011 at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

The family will see friends Tuesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

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


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  • October 18, 2011
    Jennifer Williams says:
    I am very sorry for your loss. John went to my church, Silver Lake Baptist, and he was such a sweet man. I offer my condolences and prayers.