Charles "Pat" Mehling, age 65, of Wilmington, NC, formerly of Maryland, passed away peacefully on April 23, 2013.

Pat is survived by his wife Deborah Lynn Mehling; children Tim Mehling, Sunny Mehling, Jonathan Maynard, Shanan Maynard and Melissa Brown as well as four beautiful granddaughters, Kaylynn, Zyanna, Jasmine and Rylee.

The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:00 pm, Friday, April 26, 2013, at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home on Willow Woods Drive off Oleander in Wilmington, NC, where a Memorial Service will begin at 8:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the local Veterans Administration or USO.

Shared memories and condolences may be sent to the family at

Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home, Bradley Creek Chapel, 315 Willow Woods Drive, Wilmington, NC 28409; 910-794-7171

Online condolences at

Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Apr. 25 to Apr. 26, 2013