Timothy Wayne Cayton

September 6, 1953 - August 24, 2018
Timothy Wayne Cayton


” Here’s The Deal ”
Timothy Wayne Cayton of Wilmington was born September 6, 1953 and he died on Friday, August 24, 2018.

Tim was the son of the late Wilma Stevens Cayton and Elwin Thomas Cayton.

Thank God he is set free at last from his struggles with ALS.

Tim was married to Sandra in 1974 together they have 4 girls Kim Beck (Gene), Kelly Hammond, Shannon Reaves (Brian) and Claudia Gardner (Ronnie). Grandchildren: Kalynn, Andrew, Tiffany, Alicia, Hollie, Heidi, Luke, Taylor, Adrienne, Hunter (Taylor), Fisher, Spencer (Carlee), Trenton, Grayson and Daniel.

Great Grandchildren: Tucker, Brooklynn, Riley, Amani, Isabella, Trey, Ava, Lexi, Ethan, Stella and one on the way.

Also left to cherish his memory are his siblings Thomas, Todd, Cindy and Toby. His brother Terry predeceased him.

Tim was the owner of Cayton’s Well-drilling and Pump Service for many years.

” Truth of the Matter Is ” Tim was many things to many people, imparting knowledge to everyone.

He was an engineer, a teacher, a mentor, the Captain of his crew. ” The Timinator ” had a brilliant mind.

He loved Jesus, hunting, fishing, racing and boating.

Tim was a member of Myrtle Grove Presbyterian Church, The Maco Hunting Club and the NRA.
In his absence
We have to ” say it like we mean it ” and ” Man Up Now “.

Tim wants to be remembered 1st as a man of God saved by Grace who loved his family and friends more than anything in this world.

Our family expresses gratitude to MGPC, the ALS foundation and the wonderful staff of Lower Cape Fear Hospice. All Glory Be to Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. The Captain has left the plane and will be waiting on US in Glory.

Please consider making a memorial contribution to ALS Foundation for Life www.tmcfunding.com.
Join us for a visitation on Monday evening from 5-7pm at Wilmington Funeral Chapel 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC. Funeral service will be held Tuesday 2pm at Myrtle Grove Presbyterian Church 800 Piner Road, Wilmington, NC with graveside committal to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

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

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  • August 25, 2018
    Ricky Meeks lit a candle:
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  • August 25, 2018
    Marsha Kanapaux says:
    Timmy was my brother-in-law. He had a kind and giving heart. He would help anyone that passed his way. He will be missed. My prayers are with my sister, Sandra, and their immediate family.

  • August 25, 2018
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  • August 25, 2018
    Janet Hedrick says:
    I'm so sorry about you loss. I know you will have a great big void and I send love your way.