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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  • October 17, 2012
    V says:
    Randy's New Hanover High School friends send their thoughts and prayers to the Chestnutt family. We are so sorry for your loss.

  • October 26, 2012
    April Ducote says:
    Dear Judy and Lawrence, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I know you are heartbroken. I hope and pray God will provide the confort you need to get through this time. April

  • October 25, 2012
    Peggy Fincannon Bowker says:
    Larry, Judy, and family...I was so very sorry to hear about the passing of Randy. He was such a good person, so full of energy, and always had that smile on his face! Praying for the blessing of the Holy Spirit to comfort all of you during your time of grief. Respectfully, Tom and Peggy Bowker

  • October 17, 2012
    Toni DiMarzio Giddeons says:
    I will always remember the way Randy made me smile! He will always hold a special place in my heart!

  • October 24, 2012
    Cheryl Chestnutt Lovitt says:
    Aunt Judy and Uncle Lawrence you are both in my Prayers! I love and miss you so much Randy.