John Robert "Jack" Wicklein, 79, of Sunset Beach, passed away
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peacefully in the early morning of Monday, June 23, 2014.
Jack was born in Washington, D.C., and raised in Silver Spring, Md. He
later resided in Ellicott City, Md., before retiring to Sunset Beach.
He was an avid golfer and a lifelong fan of the Washington Redskins. He graduated from the University of Maryland and enjoyed a successful career with the federal government followed by a second career as an executive in the software industry.
He is survived by his wife, Yvonne Wicklein, of Sunset Beach; his
daughter, Megan Lowe and her husband, Ben, of Arnold, Md.; son, Vince
O'Brien and his wife, Susie, of Tarpon Springs, Fla.; six grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Leslie Carol Wicklein; and his brothers, Blaine M. and Lester C. Wicklein.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be
made to: Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation, 1414 Physicians Drive
Wilmington, NC 28401-7335.
Published in The Brunswick Beacon from July 3 to July 9, 2014