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 16, 2012
    Sheila Stanley Roberson says:
    I find comfort with many of you,friends and family. knowing that Randy is no longer suffering. Sending prayers and support to you as you begin your journey without your beloved Randy. Although it is difficult today to see past the sorrow, looking back on the many memories we all share and remembering how Randy touched our lives in so many ways will bring comfort in the tomorrows...God Bless and Randy, there is no suffering in heaven, no sickness, deformity or pain..heaven is a place of eternal happiness.Go forth and prepare for us all a place of eternal life...until we meet again <3

  • December 03, 2012
    Madeline sullivan says:
    So sorry for your lost

  • October 28, 2012
    Sally Mincher Meserole says:
    I well remember Randy as a student of mine at Sunset Junior High. I didn't know him as an adult but he was a good kid and it is a shame that his life was cut short. To his family and close friends, I send my condolences. Sally Mincher Meserole

  • October 25, 2012
    Ray and Sharon Roupe says:
    Dear Larry and Judy, Please know that you and you family are in our thoughts and prayers. Ray and Sharon Roupe

  • October 24, 2012
    Wendy Hartwig says:
    Randy was a special person to many people, always a friend when you needed one. He will be missed by all who knew him- especially me. My sympathy and love for his family as they deal with this terrible tradgey. Randy, I loved you here and I love you there. I know you will always be with me because my memories will keep you alive.