Johan Stafford Earman, 87, of Southport passed away on September 16, 2020.

Mr. Ralph Edgar Frazier, 82, of Leland died Saturday, September 12, 2020 at his home.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Ryan Daniel Tewell, born April 13, 2000, passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 6, 2020.

Lois Lockamy Sandy, 94, of Oak Island, North Carolina passed away on September 10, 2020 at Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center.

Linda Buffkin Hopkins, 75, of Southport (St. James) passed away on Friday, the fourth of September, 2020.

Dr. Larry Hemby, 71, passed away peacefully on September 8, 2020 following a difficult two-year illness.

Thomas F. “Tom” Maultsby, 74, of the Winnabow community went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Saturday, August 29, 2020.

Dr. William Bryan Waddell, age 89, of Bald Head Island, North Carolina passed away on Monday, August 24, 2020.

Peter A. Joe (“Pete”), 57, of Southport, devoted husband of Susan Bussel Joe, passed away Saturday August 22, at home.

Lynne Jacquet, 81, of Southport died on August 21, 2020.

Nita Mobley Kiser, 73, of Oak Island gained her heavenly wings on August 19, 2020, surrounded by her loving family and friends.

Keith T. Holman, 80, of St. James, passed away on August 18, 2020.

John Julius Swain, age 99, of Southport, North Carolina was called to his heavenly home on Wednesday, August 12, 2020.

John Murry Gavin, 71, of Raleigh and Oak Island, passed away Sunday morning, August 9, at his home in Raleigh with his family at his bedside.

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Randy Williams, 78, of Lake Wales, Florida passed away August 12, 2020.

Dr. Lee Gordon Peters passed away Sunday, August 9, 2020, at his home near Southport.

Douglas “Doug” Wayne Hoover, 52, of Archdale, North Carolina passed away Friday, August 14, 2020 at the Hospice Home at High Point.

Phyllis Griffis King, 69, passed away on Sunday, August 9, 2020 at her home in Hillsborough.

James Ray Hopkins was born on September 2, 1975 in McRae, Georgia and died suddenly on July 29, 2020 in a car accident while traveling back to his home on Oak Island from work.

On Tuesday, July 28, 2020, Robert Nicholas “Nick” Kern, loving husband and father of three, died at age 75.

Tony Ray Wicker, 63, of Southport passed away at his home on July 17, 2020 after a long battle with illness.

Richard Wayne Long, 54, of Winnabow, passed away at his home on July 25, 2020.

Daniel Edwin Murph, 73, passed away on July 25, 2020 in Southport..

Addie Carolyn (Bryant) Mason, 78, was called home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, on July 20, 2020 after a hard-fought battle with cancer. She took her first and last breaths in the Bellamy/Bryant family home in Southport. 

John Mulry, 71, passed away at his home peacefully on July 25, 2020 surrounded by his family.

Ms. Gloria Faye Clemmons Carlisle, age 70, of the Boones Neck Community in Supply died Sunday August 26, 2020 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, after a brief illness.

Mr. Thomas B. Lambert, 78, of Southport died Sunday, July 26, 2020 at Duke University Medical Center.

Elizabeth ‘Lib’ Laney Brooks, 88, of Oak Island, peacefully passed away on July 5, with her granddaughter Amy by her side.

Fayelene Faircloth, 68 of Shallotte, died Thursday, July 16, 2020.

Paul Webster Dalton, 71, of Oak Island passed away on July 18, 2020.

Eric Bradley Lewis, 60, of Oak Island passed away on July 17, 2020.

Joseph S. Becker, 82, of Southport peacefully passed away on July 10, 2020.

Wouter Niermans, 81, of Oak Island passed away on July 14, 2020.

Cynthia Mary (Kaye) Kirwan peacefully went to be with God on July 11, 2020, surrounded by her family.

Harold Jay Einbinder, 17-year resident of St. James Plantation, peacefully passed away at home on July 11, 2020 at the age of 73.

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Steve “Cowboy” Stephens, 53, of Boiling Spring Lakes passed away July 7, 2020 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center; he fought like a Harley Man until the end.

Robert “Bob” Matarazzo, of Southport, North Carolina, went to be with God on July 5, 2020.

Hunter Eugene Blackmon, 79, passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2020, at his son’s home on Oak Island, North Carolina.

Marie Rose “Gypsy Mama, Mimi” Ploe, 87, of Southport and formerly of Las Vegas, Nevada and Northern Virginia, passed peacefully on July 4, 2020 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center in Bolivia.

George Curtis Gotwalt, 22-year resident of St. James Plantation, passed away July 2, 2020 at age 83.

Bruce Pinnix, 60, devoted husband and best friend to Sherree, passed away unexpectedly on June 27, 2020.

Matthew Hanratty, age 69, of Southport (St. James) died Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.