Mike Jeffrey Core

August 27, 1968 - February 7, 2009
Mike Jeffrey Core

Michael J. “Mike” Core, 40, of Wilmington died Saturday February 7, 2009 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Mike was born in Wilmington August 27, 1968 the son of the late Raymond Daniel Core and Thelma Kay Williams Core who resides in Wilmington.

Also surviving are his wife Crystal Core, beloved K9 Sparky, sisters Sarah Winkler and partner George Kornegay of Holly Ridge, Susan Gordon and husband Leslie of St. Mary’s, KS. ,brothers Robert Core of St. Mary’s, KS, RD Core III and wife Kathleen of Iowa, a number of nieces and nephews including Shawn and Shannon Winkler.

A celebration of life service will be held 2:00 P.M Wednesday February 11, 2009 at Epworth United Methodist Church with Reverend Randy Wagner officiating.

The family will be at his home to see friends at all times.

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


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  • March 03, 2009
    Jackie French says:
    I am an art teacher at Trask Middle School. I was clearing newspapers from a table when I saw Mike's obituary. I am almost certain this is the same Mike Core I taught at Willston (from 1977-1983). I remember him because he was such a great painter. In fact, I have one of his paintings! Thought maybe you would like to have it. It is in the art room at Trask. I am so sorry for your loss. Mrs. French

  • February 10, 2009
    Susan and Les Gordon says:
    Kay, Sarah, and Kristal, We are so very sorry to hear about Michael. I wish we could be there with you all at this time. I know how hard this must be on all of you. Keep his memories in your heart. He will always be with us through our memories. God hold and comfort you all during this most difficult time. We love you all. Susan,Les,Starr,Kevin and Skylee Jo.

  • March 23, 2009
    wayne pigford & faimly says:
    So soorry for your loss and very sorry I couldn't be there in your time of sorrow. We love you and or prayers are with you.