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Jerry Wayne McGowan, of Leland, died Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He was 69.

He was born on Sept. 3, 1945, in Wilmington, son of the late Marvin and Edith Child McGowan. Jerry was also preceded in death by his brother, Randy McGowan.

Jerry is survived by Sandra “Sandy” Gore; sons, Jason Gore (Crystal) and Keith Gore (Heather); grandchildren, Ethan, Garrett, Jacob, Hunter, Kerigan and Ayden; and his sister, Betty Northam.

Jerry was an auto mechanic for many years in Leland. He was a loving father, grandfather, brother and uncle. He will be missed by all.

A visitation will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 19, 2015, at Andrews Mortuary Market Street Chapel. A graveside service will follow at 11 a.m. at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Andrews Mortuary.

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