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John Alexander Dance, 29, self-employed maintenance technician and auto mechanic

John Alexander Dance

WILMINGTON — John Alexander Dance, 29, unexpectedly passed away Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020.

He is survived by his son, Zachary Alexander Dance; mother, Linda Oxendine Dance; father, John Gary Dance(Wilhelmenia); sister, Sarah Catherine Dance; grandmothers, Edna Mercer Dance and Beatrice Bolin Oxendine; and his son’s mother, Jamie Sawyer.

John Alex was self-employed as a maintenance technician and auto mechanic. He attended E.A. Laney High School and Cape Fear Community College.

He adored his son and was very close to his Grandma Edna. He loved making people laugh, playing video games and playing his guitar. As a boy, he was passionate about trains, particularly steam locomotives.

He was cremated Friday, Aug. 14, at Andrews Mortuary, Wilmington, after a private ceremony attended by his immediate family.

An obituary, with a slideshow of photos, will be posted at in the coming days.

The family is sincerely grateful for your thoughts and prayers.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to Wilmington Health Access for Teens of Coastal Horizons, 4005 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403.

Share online condolences with the family at Andrews Mortuary & Crematory.

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