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 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

  • August 04, 2022
    Delois lewis says:
    To the Carter family, So sad to hear of your loss, even tho I did not know Wayne personally he had a kind and gentle presence. The memories you all shared will continue and sustain you in this difficult time.