WILMINGTON — Andrew K. VanVekoven, 54, of Wilmington, NC, died Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at his residence.
He was born in Wilmington, NC, on February 10, 1967, and then moved with the family to the Chicago area until returning to Wilmington for his sophomore year of high school at Hoggard. Andrew worked for many years helping grow the family business, Logic Hydraulic Controls Inc. He had a knack working with mechanical things and doing odd jobs around the house.
Andrew’s hobbies included cooking, gardening, painting and feeding the birds and squirrels. His first love however was for motorcycles and fast cars, both riding them and working on them.
Surviving is his mother, Lorraine R. Yeend VanVekoven and his father, Michael R. VanVekoven; his brother, Michael V. VanVekoven and sister-in-law, Valeria VanVekoven; nieces, Stephanie VanVekoven, Ashley VanVekoven and Rebecca VanVekoven; his grandfather, George VanVekoven; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
A funeral service will be held 1:00 pm Sunday, September 5, 2021 at Andrews Mortuary Market Street Chapel with burial to follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army or The Temple of Israel Restoration Fund, 922 Market St., Wilmington, NC 28401.
Condolences may be shared with the family at www.andrewsmortuary.com