George Capers Hemingway Jr. ’58

George Capers Hemingway Jr., MD died at Davis Health Care in Wilmington NC on Thursday, January 7. He was born November 2, 1935 in Winston-Salem, NC.

After graduating from Davidson College and UNC School of Medicine, he served in the United States Army, spending one year in Vietnam.

He joined a medical practice in Tarboro, NC, and worked at the Tarboro Clinic until his retirement.

In 2012 he moved to Wilmington, NC. An avid fisherman and hunter, he enjoyed many years of volunteer work with the Boy Scouts and the Rotary Club.

His parents, Dorothy (Luckenbach) and George C. Hemingway, his stepmother, Mary (Tesh) Hemingway, and his baby daughter, Elizabeth, predeceased him.

He is survived by his wife, Lynn Blalock Hemingway, and their three children and their families. His daughter, Susan Wood and her husband, John, live in Edenton, NC, with their sons, Gilliam and George. His son, George III (Chip) and his wife, Kimi, live in Wilmington, NC, with their children, George IV, Sam, and Parker. His daughter, Alice Baker, and her husband, Jay, live in Wilmington with their daughters, Elizabeth and Carolyn.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 11 at Howard Memorial Presbyterian Church in Tarboro, NC.

Memorials may be made to Howard Memorial Presbyterian Church, 303 E. St. James Street, Tarboro, NC 27886, or to The Davis Community, 1011 Porters Neck Road, Wilmington, NC 28411.

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