William ‘Bill’ Everett Insco, 86, former Wilmington Phelps Pest Control operator

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William “Bill” Everett Insco, of Wilmington, died Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at the age of 86.

He was born in Roanoke Rapids on March 8, 1929, to Logan Elvin Insco and Hattie Caroline Everett Insco.

Bill was a member of St. Johns Lodge # 1 A.F. & A.M., Sudan Temple Shriners, Arab Shrine Club and was a member and past captain of the Sudan Drum & Bugle Corps. Bill was the former operator of the Wilmington Phelps Pest Control business.

Bill is survived by his wife of 64 years, Ella Raye Clemmons Insco; daughter, Barbara Cavenaugh (Jeff); sons, William Everett “Billy” Insco Jr. (Melissa) and Michael Insco (Michelle); brother, Alton Insco (Yvonne); grandchildren, April Bradshaw (David), Brent Cavenaugh (Allison), Jonathon Cavenaugh, Brantley Insco and Cara Insco; great-grandchildren, Mason Cavenaugh, Ella Cavenaugh, Adriana Bingham and Erin Sims; and his beloved cat, Puddin.

Visitation for family and friends will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, at Wilmington Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, at the funeral home with Masonic funeral honors. Burial will be held at Oleander Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Brent Cavenaugh, Jonathon Cavenaugh, David Bradshaw, Brantley Insco, Ivey Riggs and Matt Johnson.

In lieu of flowers please honor Bill with a memorial gift to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 403 E. Front St., New Bern, NC 28560.

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

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