Wayne C. Carver

August 27, 1939 - August 1, 2022
Wayne C. Carver

Wayne Calvin Carver, age 82, of Leland went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, August 1, 2022.

Wayne was born in Nashville, TN on August 27, 1939.

Wayne is survived by his wife of 60 years, Dorothy Bernice Bond Carver; daughter, Karen Carver (Steve Bostic); son, Michael W. Carver (Carrie); grandchildren, Dakota Irwin (Sarah Beth), Rhiannon Bostic, Tyler Carver, Lauren Carver, Eli Bostic (Tyler), Johnathan Sessoms (Jordyn); great grandchildren, Banks Bostic, Peyton Sessoms, and Noah Sessoms.

Wayne was a longtime member of Winter Park Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, he was a proud Veteran of the US Navy serving as a Lieutenant and was retired from the DuPont Cape Fear Plant as a Safety Supervisor. Wayne served his community as a volunteer for the New Hanover County Habitat for Humanity. He enjoyed golf, bowling and was a Civil War buff. He also enjoyed visiting and supporting Civil War Battlefields.

There will be a private memorial service later.

In lieu of flowers a donation can be made to the Winter Park Presbyterian Church.

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  • August 05, 2022
    Larry Dezio says:
    Wayne was a supper coworker at DuPont and provided great professional experiences. He was a wonderful person. My prayers will include his family.

  • August 05, 2022
    Marie R Harris says:
    Bernice so very sorry to hear of Wayne's passing .....so many memories from our childhood. Our thoughts and prayers for you and the family. Marie Reasonover Harris and Family

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  • August 04, 2022
    Joyce Bradley says:
    So sorry to learn of Wayne's passing; enjoyed many years of working with him at DuPont, Cape Fear Plant