Ricky Wessinger

October 10, 1985 - January 25, 2022
Ricky Wessinger

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Richard Allen Wessinger, Jr. 36 of Wilmington died Tuesday January 25, 2022 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center after a short illness.

Ricky was born in Lexington, SC on October 10, 1985 to his parents Richard Allen Wessinger, Sr. and Tonya Machealle Smith Ray. He was a chemical Operator with Amyris in Leland, and was a avid fisherman and loved the Georgia Bulldogs.

Surviving  are his wife of 5 years Carlyn Ion Wessinger; sons Brayden “Bubba” Wessinger and Taelon Long; daughter Kennedy “Keke”  Wessinger; his parents Perry and Toyna Ray; sister Casey Wessinger and spouse Jessica Duncan; mother and father in law Tracy and Chuck Ion; sister in law Laura I. Boucher and husband Jason; nieces Avery; Lilli and Madison; nephews Cameron and kevin.

The family will have a time of celebration on Sunday January 30, 2022 from 1:00 PM Until 2:30 PM at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

Please share memories and condolences with the family by visiting the “Condolence tab” below.

Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403  910-791-9099.


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  • January 26, 2022
    Peter Yurgel says:
    May God bless you all with comfort, solace, strength, and everything else you may need during and after your time of sorrow. I will miss seeing and talking with Ricky at the plant.

  • January 27, 2022
    Paul Iddings says:
    Ricky will be greatly missed but his quick wittiness, kindness and gentle spirit will be remembered forever. I’ll miss Ricky and hope his family will find his strength and love to comfort them through the future.

  • January 29, 2022
    Timothy E Stowell says:
    Ricky was a good man with a big heart and a kind,gentle personality. He will be greatly missed by so many of us.

  • February 04, 2022
    Lori Voigt says:
    The Voigt family sends their love and prayers from Dover Bluff.