WILMINGTON — William J. Warwick, 87, of Wilmington, NC, died Sunday, October 3, 2021 at his residence.
He was born in Wilmington on August 2, 1934, the son of the late James and Virginia C. Warwick.
Surviving is his wife, Jacqueline Christie Scott Warwick; two sons, William Scott Warwick and John James Warwick; stepson, David C. Carlton; five grandchildren, Logan C. Warwick, Avery E. Warwick, William J. Warwick, II, William M. Warwick and Alexander M. Warwick; a brother, Bob Warwick (Bonnie) and a sister, Jane Rough (Ronnie).
Bill graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a BS degree and an MBA from Northwestern University.
Bill’s career was spent with AT&T from 1958 to 1996. He was the President of AT&T China when he retired and was a past President of the Microelectronics and Consumer Products divisions respectively. He retired to Wilmington in 1996 where he had a home since 1988. Bill was an advisor for the Cameron School of Business and a member of First Baptist Church where he taught an adult Sunday School Class.
A memorial service will be held 2:00 pm Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at Andrews Mortuary Market Street Chapel with Dr. Jim Everette officiating. The family will receive friends beginning at 1:30 at the Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to UNCW Business School, W.J. Warwick Scholarship Fund or First Baptist Church.
Condolences may be shared with the family in the online guestbook at www.andrewsmortuary.com