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Macon Bryant Council
Macon Bryant Council

Macon Bryant Council, of Wilmington, died Sunday, July 12, 2015, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He was 75.

Macon was born in Wake County on June 10, 1940, the son of the late Melvin and Lottie Penny Council.

He was employed for 32 years with CP&L, now Duke Energy, in the substation maintenance division. His coworkers at CP&L nicked named him “Goat.”

He was a past master of Charles B. Newcomb #740 AF&AM Masonic Lodge in Raleigh. He spent his younger years in the North Carolina National Guard. In 2003, he and his wife of 55 years retired to Wilmington to be with their family.

Surviving are his wife, Pat Mundy Council; daughter, Amy Long, husband, Chris and son, Parker, all of Wilmington; sister-in-law, Jeannean Herman and husband, Gary, of Raleigh; niece, Laura Clark; nephew, David Herman; and cousin, Christa Herndon, of Apex.

A local service was held the morning of Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at Ogden Baptist Church. Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 16, 2015, at Montlawn Memorial Park in Raleigh. The family will see friends one hour prior to the burial.

In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be made to the American Cancer Society or to the American Heart Association.

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

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