Donald ‘Don’ Ellis Mundy, 85, known as ‘Capt. Don’ at Carolina National Golf Course

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Donald “Don” Ellis Mundy, of St. James, died Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at the age of 85.

Don was born Oct. 14, 1929, in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, the son of Raymond and Lillian Mundy.

He attended Rutgers University and had a career in land development in New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia. Don served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War on the destroyer USS Rich.

He is survived by his wife, Judy. They celebrated 58 years of marriage this past spring. He also leaves a son, Bill and wife Felicia, of Chapel Hill and their daughter, Deegan; daughter, Jill Rodak and husband Andy, of Wake Forest and their children, Lillian and Jack; and twin sister, Doris.

Don enjoyed golf, fishing and boating. He was known as “Captain Don” at his fun job at Carolina National Golf Course. He was a member of the American Legion Post 543 and had been a member of the American Legion for 40 years.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 20, 2015, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Southport where Don and Judy were members.

Remembrances in Don’s name may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 955 Mercy Lane, Bolivia, NC 28422 or to the New Hope Clinic, 201 W. Boiling Spring Road, Southport, NC 28461.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Peacock – Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service.

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