Robert James “Jay” Twigg, 62

WILMINGTON — Robert James “Jay” Twigg, age 62, of Wilmington, lost his hard fought three year battle with Colon Cancer on Monday, November 15, 2021, and passed away at his home in the warm embrace of his family.

He was born in Cumberland, MD on September 9, 1959, the son of the late Robert Eugene Twigg and the late Marian Y. Simms Twigg.

Jay is survived by his wife Monica Rivenbark Twigg; sons R. Patrick Twigg and Daniel J. Twigg (Tracy) and daughter Jordan E. Peterson all of Wilmington and grandchildren Daniel J. Twigg, Matthew J. Twigg and Gillian N. Twigg. He is also survived by his sister Ellen Kimble of Mount Savage and brothers Rick Twigg (Pam) of Cumberland, MD and Ron Twigg (Anita) and Brandon Twigg of Wilmington, NC.

Jay was a devoted Husband, Father, Brother, Pop Pop and Friend. Jay was an exceptional Softball player and had a true passion for Classic Cars.

In accordance with his wishes, he will be cremated.

A Private Memorial will be held at a later date.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.

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