Kenneth Wayne Cottle Sr., 72,

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WILMINGTON — Kenneth Wayne Cottle Sr., born Nov. 30, 1943 in Norfolk, Va., went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016.

He is survived by his loving wife, Betty Jean Cottle; his children, Wayne Cottle, James Cottle and Sheila C. Jones; two brothers; and eight grandchildren.

Visitation will be Oct. 23, 2016, at 3 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 4 p.m., at Olivet Baptist Church, 138 Glendale Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

In lieu of flowers, send donations to http://southeasterncancercare.org/ or http://www.hospiceandlifecarecenter.org/.