Robert Alton Downing, 86 of Wilmington passed away Monday, July 27, 2015 at his home.
Mr. Downing is the son of the late Robert Linwood Downing and Mary Esther Johnson Downing; he also was preceded in death by a brother, Lawrence Downing.
Mr. Downing is survived by his wife, Norma Newton Downing of the home; two sons, Michael Downing and wife Beth and Randy Downing of Wilmington; two daughters, Debbie Wilson and Robert Jarrell of Wilmington and Karen Downing of Wilmington; one sister, Delores Lunsford of Hartsville, SC; five grandchildren, Jake Wilson and wife Becca, Zack Downing, Zeb Downing, Kelsey Downing and Shawn VanSlooten, Kayla Browning and two great grandchildren, Wyatt Wilson and Kaylee Cannon.
A graveside service will be Thursday, July 30, 2015 at Greenlawn Memorial Park at 10:00 AM with Rev. Russ Nanney officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice & Life Care Center at 1416 Physicians Dr. Wilmington, NC 28401 or Harbor United Methodist Church at 4853 Masonboro Loop Rd. Wilmington, NC 28409
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