James H. Prince III, 55, enjoyed being on the water, fishing with friends and family

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James H. Prince III
James H. Prince III

James H. Prince III, of Wilmington, died Saturday, July 11, 2015, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 55.

He was born June 21, 1960, in Detroit, Michigan, the son of the late James H. Prince Jr. and Ruth Dolan Prince. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by Carole Cardwell, his other beloved mother.

James loved cars and was a mechanic by trade who followed the NASCAR races every Sunday. He enjoyed being on the water and loved to spend time with family and friends fishing. James was a devoted father, brother and friend and will be missed by all.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving daughter, Jamie Ann Walden, of Wilmington; grandchildren, Jade Walden and McKenzie Walden; brothers, William Michael Pritchard and wife, Betty, and Coy Cardwell and wife Jewel; sisters, Linda “Suzy” Crane, Lisa Cocougher, Brandi Prince and Carrie Cardwell Parrick and husband, Leonard; and numerous other loving family members and friends.

A special thank you to Larry and Patricia and to John and Amanda for all of their help and support during this time.

A memorial service will be held at noon on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at United Advent Christian Church, 4912 S. College Road, Wilmington, NC 28412. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation.

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