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Steven R. Carney, 73, of Wilmington, N.C., passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 9, 2016, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice.

Steven R. Carney
                 Steven R. Carney

Steve was born in St. Paul, Minn., the son of the late Merle Carney and the late Lois Carney Karels. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Gary Carney and Dennis Carney.

Steve proudly served our country in the U.S. Army from 1961 through 1964. He retired from American Crane Corp., Victaulic Corp. of America and, most recently, the Lowe’s Home Improvement Store at Monkey Junction. His greatest love was golfing with his friends.

Steve is survived by his wife, Marlene; brother, Scott Carney (Alice) of Wilmington, N.C.; son, Steven M. Carney (Rich Trout); daughter, Tracy Hesse; grandson, Ben Hesse; and granddaughter, Lindsay Hesse of Minnesota.

Share memories and condolences with the family from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, at Andrews Mortuary, Valley Chapel, 4108 S. College Road, Wilmington, N.C.

Private interment at Hillside Cemetery in Minneapolis, Minn., will be held at a later date.