Stephen “Stevie”, Steve III Phillip Diggs, 62, of Wilmington, NC, passed away Monday, December 10, 2012 at his home.
He was born in Hamlet, NC on January 12, 1950, the son of the late Andrew Solomon and Joan Elizabeth Selph Diggs.
He was a member of the St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church where he active in social ministry and a former church council member. He retired from BellSouth with over thirty years of service. Steve in community life, an avid golfer, and after his retirement, he could be found at Chris’s Restaurant and also at Wal-Mart. He was a great observer of people and lived life to the fullest.
Surviving is his wife, Linda Ungrodt Evans, two daughters, Gracie Diggs Barfoot, Katie Diggs, also his other children, Katie Carter and husband, Robert, and Johnny Evans all of Wilmington, NC; Kristin Morgan and husband, Jeff and Karin Greeson and husband, Danny all of Atlanta, GA; grandchildren, Kayla Evans, Evan Morgan, Emma Carter, Sophie and Will Greeson; brothers, Keith Diggs and wife, Libby, Robert Diggs, and wife, Rhonda, David Bostian and wife, Bobbi; sister, Vickie Green and husband, Tom all of Wilmington, NC; step-father, David Bostian, Sr. of Wilmington, NC; special aunt and uncle, Pat and Buddy Thorne of Charlotte, NC; and numerous family members.
A memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm Saturday, December 15, 2012 at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 6th and Market Street, Wilmington, NC by Rev. Mark Opgrand and Rev. John Misenheimer. Family will receive friends following the service in the fellowship hall.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 6th and Market St., Wilmington, NC 28401 and Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401
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