Walter “T” Cherry Jr. of Wilmington died November 1, 2018 at his home. Born April 2, 1942, “T” was the son of the late Walter T. and Starkey Moore Cherry. He is survived by his wife Linda Price Cherry, his special feline Kali, and turtle, Jordan. He also leaves behind his loved nieces and nephews.
Born and raised in Mount Olive, “T” spend his summers at Wrightsville Beach. He graduated from Mount Olive High School and attended UNC-Chapel Hill and Campbell University.
“T” was a Navy veteran who proudly served five tours in Vietnam. He truly loved the Vietnamese people and his country.
For years, “T” worked in construction. A knowledgeable naturalist, he spent enjoyable hours observing and researching turtles and wildlife of the sounds, rivers and coastal plains. In his retirement, “T” spent many hours studying The Word.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, it is requested that donations be made to Adopt an Angel, Wilmington NC.
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