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Howard Wayne Gainous, Jr.
Howard Wayne Gainous Jr.

WILMINGTON — Howard Wayne Gainous Jr. was called home by his Lord and Savior, he passed away peacefully on Saturday morning, Jan. 28, 2017. He was 43 years old.

He was a loving father, son, grandfather, brother, uncle, nephew and friend to so many.

Howard worked as a sub-contractor and owned Top Notch Construction and built several churches, condos and homes in Wilmington and the surrounding communities.

He was preceded in death by his father Howard Wayne Gainous Sr.

Howard is survived by his daughters Trinity Gainous and Kaitlynn Thompson, granddaughter Serenity, his mother Alice Henderson, grandparents David and Eunice Bellamy, his sister Krista Dobson, brother-in-law Walter Dobson, four nephews Billy Stephenson, Warren Dobson, Tristan Dobson and Noah Dobson; four great-nephews and nieces Landon Reid Thomas, Walter Kasch Stephenson, Brayleigh Grace Dobson and Frederick Wayne Stephenson.

A Memorial Service will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 at Crossroads Baptist Church, 4540 Technology Drive, Wilmington, N.C., 28405.

Inurnment will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Oleander Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers memorials made to John T. Hoggard High School, Attn: Athletics and Wayne Gainous Memorial Fund: Football, at 4302 Shipyard Blvd. Wilmington, NC 28403, would be greatly appreciated.

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