John Thomas Sinclair, 90

WILMINGTON — John Thomas Sinclair of Wilmington, North Carolina passed peacefully at his home on October 30, 2021. John was born to Neill Blue and Jessie McPhaul Sinclair on October 23, 1931. He was one of 4 children including twin brother, James Archibald Sinclair (Raleigh, NC) and Jane Sinclair Grimm (Annandale, VA), and the late Neill Blue Sinclair Jr. (Raleigh, NC). In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Neill Blue Sinclair, Jr., and grandson, Charles Alphonse Ledet III.

He was a graduate of North Carolina State University then served as an officer in the United States Army at Fort Benning, GA. He was an avid fan of Wolfpack football and rarely missed a game, watching it on TV or listening to it on the radio during the season.

John and his wife of 66 years, Margaret Harp Sinclair have 4 children, Susan Sinclair of Kure Beach, NC, John T. Sinclair, Jr. of Huntersville, NC, David Sinclair (Abbie) of Carolina Beach, NC, and Ellen Sinclair Ledet (Charles) of Austin, Texas.

John was a proud, loving grandfather of 9 grandchildren. His easy-going nature, sharp wit, and kindness will be sorely missed.

A graveside service will be held at the Raeford Cemetery on Saturday, November 6, at 2:00

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