Lancey Rodney Rivenbark Sr.

March 27, 1942 - February 1, 2014
Lancey Rodney Rivenbark Sr.


Lancey Rodney Rivenbark Sr passed away Saturday February 1, 2014 at New Hanover Hospital. “LR”, as he was known to so many, was born March 27, 1942 in Goldsboro, NC. LR loved to fish, garden, and to take his family camping.

LR was a route salesman for Coca-Cola for about thirty years, before that he had run a Phillips 66 station.

LR was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years Peggy E. Kennedy Rivenbark. He is survived by his mother Dell Rivenbark, of Hampstead; stepson Johnny Richards and wife Debbie, step granddaughter Jennifer Patterson, step great grandson Dillon Patterson all of Sandy Creek; stepson Phillip Richards and wife Debbie of GA, step grandson Phillip Richards, Jr. of Leland, step granddaughter Angelea Richards of Florida; stepson Mike Richards and wife Barbara of Castle Hayne, step grandson Mike Richards of Leland; his daughter Connie Rivenbark of Wilmington, grandson Damian Rivenbark of Wilmington; his son Lancey Rivenbark and wife Nancy of Castle Hayne; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and close friends he treated like family. We all love and miss him.

Funeral Service will be 11 AM Wednesday February 5, 2014 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

Entombment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

Visitation is 1 hour prior.

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


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  • February 03, 2014
    zanny & Faye Kistler says:
    Our Prayers are for all of the family that God will grant you peace and comfort. LR will be greatly missed by all who knew him. In Christian Love and Sympathy, Zanny and Faye Kistler

  • February 05, 2014
    Nancy & Lancey Rivenbark says:
    I would like to thank you all for sending out your condolences. Dell has asked me to thank you also.

  • February 04, 2014
    Tracie Carlton Hanson says:
    The Rivenbark Family, We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with each of you during these difficult times. Love, Tracie Carlton-Hanson, Jason and Ethan

  • February 05, 2014
    Pauline says:
    My thoughts are with you May your cherished memories bring you peace and comfort through the days that are ahead. Pauline Richardson

  • February 05, 2014
    Kathy Rogers/Keith Taylor says:
    Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. We know he is in a much better place where he is happy and whole.