Mr. A.H. "Sonny" Gainey Jr., 81, of Oak Island, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at his home.
Mr. Gainey was born in New Hanover County on Feb. 26, 1931, a son of the late A. H. Gainey Sr. and Nancy Kathleen King Gainey.
He was a veteran of the United States Army.
Survivors include six children, Steve Gainey, Brett Gainey, Suzanne Glasgow, Jennifer Harper, Rebecca Bradshaw and Marcus Gainey; three brothers, Ernest Gainey, Kevin Gainey and Trent Gainey; three sisters, Daisy Godwin, Patricia Gregory, and Sylvia ìJobyî Jackson; 24 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
A celebration of life service was at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, at First Baptist Church in Leland with the Rev. Chris Hall and the Rev. James Glasgow officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, 955 Mercy Lane, Bolivia, NC 28422.
You may make online memorials at www.peacocknewnamwhite.com.
Arrangements by Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service, Southport.
Peacock Newnam White Funeral Home
1411 North Howe Street Southport, NC 28461
Published in The Brunswick Beacon on Jan. 25, 2013