Marvin Kornegay

July 30, 1926 - February 21, 2012
Marvin Kornegay

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Marvin Kornegay, 85, of Delco, formerly of Wilmington passed away Tuesday February 21, 2012 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter.

Marvin was born in Duplin County on July 30, 1926 the son of the late Henry S. and Annie Pate Kornegay, He was a WWII Veteran serving on the USS Texas in the US Navy. He was retired from Pearsal Chemical Company, as a Stenographer and billing clerk.

Surviving are his wife of 66 years Ethelean Sanderson Kornegay, sons Jackie Kornegay and wife Katie, Mark Kornegay and wife Angelia ,, daughters Annette K. Browning and husband Jimmie, Marsha K. Stanley and husband Don, seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, brother-in-law Glenwood Sanderson and wife Carolyn, sister-in-law Hilda Johnson and husband Johnnie.

Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 PM Friday, February 24, 2012 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel. The Reverand Eddie Watts will officate. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park, with military honors.

The family will see friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Thursday, February 23, 2012 at the Funeral home.

Memorial may be directed to Lower Cape Fear Hospice 1414 Physicians Drive Wilmington, NC 28401.

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

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  • October 02, 2023
    Allen Kornegay says:
    It's been a long time but My memories of Marvin I still cherish. He was a loving, caring Uncle and We enjoyed our time together. His wife erhelean and kids will always be with me...forever.

  • December 29, 2022
    Allen kornegay lit a candle:
    Lit since December 29, 2022 at 12:00:43 PM

  • December 29, 2022
    Allen kornegay says:
    Marvin was a shining star in life and I will truly miss him.

  • December 29, 2022
    Allen kornegay says:
    In life, Marvin was a shining star. I shall miss him.

  • December 13, 2022
    Allen kornegay says:
    Marvin always cared for his family. He visited us often. We truly miss Marvin.