Macon B. Council

June 10, 1940 - July 12, 2015
Macon B. Council


Macon Bryant Council 75, of Wilmington passed away Sunday July 12, 2015 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Macon was born in Wake County June 10, 1940 the son of the late Melvin and Lottie Penny Council. He was employed for 32 years with CP&L now Duke Energy in the Sub-station Maintenance division. His Co-Workers at CP&L nicked named him “Goat”. He was a past master of Charles B. Newcomb #740 AF&AM Masonic Lodge in Raleigh. He spent his younger years in the North Carolina National Guard. In 2003 he and his wife of 55 years retired to Wilmington to be with their family.

Surviving are his wife Pat Mundy Council, daughter Amy Long and husband Chris, grandson Parker all of Wilmington. His sister-in-law Jeannean Herman and husband Gary of Raleigh. Niece Laura Clark and nephew David Herman, Cousin Christa Herndon of Apex.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 AM Wednesday at Ogden Baptist Church. Burial will be 11:00 AM Thursday at Montlawn Memorial Park, in Raleigh. Reverend Danny Justice will officiate the service.

The family will see friends 5:00 – 7:00 PM Tuesday afternoon at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

For the Apex & Raleigh family and friends,the family will see friends From 10:00 AM Thursday until service time at Montlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum Raleigh.

In Lieu of flowers the family request memorials be made to the American Cancer Society or to the American Heart Association.

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


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  • July 13, 2015
    Becky Hines says:
    Pat, I am so sorry about Mr. Macon. My prayers and sympathy are with you and your family.

  • July 14, 2015
    De J. Morris says:
    Pat, my sincere sympathy to you. You know for sure that I understand how you feel. Words can't begin to take away your sadness, but they will bring comfort. Lean on all who offer themselves to you. And remember that you will always carry in your heart the memories of your happy times together. Love you, De J.

  • July 14, 2015
    Tracey Kruger says:
    Amy, we are so very sorry for your loss. Your family is in our prayers. Fondly, Tracey, Jorge, Michael, Alicia, & Lucas Kruger

  • July 15, 2015
    Debbie Carter says:
    Amy, so sorry you lost your daddy. You and Chris will be in my thoughts.

  • July 13, 2015
    Belinda Adams says:
    I am glad to have been part of his life. He is a sweet man and will be missed by family and friends. My heart and prayers are with Pat , Amy and my precious nephew Parker.