James Wayne Kesterson, 45, of Delco, NC went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 18, 2013 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, NC.

He was born on October 15, 1967 in Richwood, WV. His father was the late Sydney James Kesterson.

He is survived by his loving mother, Linda Kesterson of Delco, NC. He has one son, Jessie James Kesterson of Richwood, WV; one loving brother, Robert Lee Kesterson and sister-in-law, Kelly of Riegelwood, NC; one loving sister, Lora Tharp of Richwood, WV, and two nieces, Tiiffany and Stephanie Tharp of Richwood, WV, three, nephews, Jeramy Tharp of Richwood, WV, and Dekota and Dylan Kesterson of Riegelwood, NC; grandmother, Mildred Smith of Leland, NC, and special friend, Penny Dziembowski, many other familiy members and friends.

His wishes were to be cremated. HIs urn will be buried in Richwood, WV at a later date.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 525 Village Road, Leland, NC 28451 910.383.3513

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Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Jan. 20 to Jan. 21, 2013