Lawrence Randall “Randy” Chestnutt

April 3, 1967 - October 16, 2012
Lawrence Randall “Randy” Chestnutt


Lawrence Randall “ Randy” Chestnutt, son of Lawrence Lee and Judy Blanton Chestnutt left this earth for his heavenly reward on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter in Wilmington, NC after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

He was born in New Hanover Co., on April 3, 1967. Randy attended New Hanover High School. Randy loved being outside in God’s world fishing and hunting and he especially loved playing his guitar and singing with the voice that God gave him.

Surviving in addition to his parents, he is survived by his sisters, Kimberly Sue Newton of Castle Hayne, NC and Tammy Lee Locke of Warner Robbins, GA; nephew, Wesley Aaron Gore of Castle Hayne, NC; two nieces, Ashley Danille Locke of GA and Lynsi Paige Newton of Castle Hayne, NC; many aunts, uncles, cousins and many many friends.

A celebration of Randy’s life will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Long Creek Baptist Church, 5131 Malpass Corner Rd., Burgaw, NC with Pastor W.L. Bateman officiating.

Special thanks to his life long friends, Jonathan, Joseph and Charlie Wallace. And special friends, Lisa Autry Oxendine and Wendy Hartwig.

A very special thanks to the staff of Lower Cape Fear & LifeCareCenter for their kindness and caring during this time.

Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC.

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


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  • October 18, 2012
    Ronda Reynolds Hicks says:
    Iam truly sorry for your loss Randy will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.

  • November 09, 2012
    Tabatha says:
    I knew Randy from Sunset jr high,we lost touch for 19 yrs but thanks to FB connected again:) I'm so thankful & cherish the gift of knowing him. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family.

  • October 18, 2012
    Darrell McNeill says:
    I'm truly sorry for your loss, Randy was one of my best friends growing up and I know he will be missed, him and your entire family will be in my prayers! Much Love from the entire McNeill Family!!

  • October 24, 2012
    c.h. royal iii says:
    i knew randy all of his life.we grew up and hung out at times.i have many fond memories of him that i will keep the rest of my life.he was a classy guy and a great freind.to his family and all who loved him,may you find peace in the days and months ahead.i will never forget him.god bless you all.r.i.p. brother-c.h. royal

  • October 18, 2012
    George Rongotes says:
    Randy was a good friend growing up.Will always remember our times hanging out especially the times your dad wanted to kill us.lol You will be missed Bro