Julian C. Wingfield
Julian Cooper Wingfield was born in Eustis, FL to the late julian Cooper Wingfield, Sr. and Rose Snelson Wingfield. He graduated from Eustis High School, FL and Mars Hill College and then N.C. State University with a B.S. and later a Masters Degree in Science Education. He served in the US Navy as a Fire Control Technician. Julian held numerous positions in the US Education System. He taught physics at Broughton High School in Raleigh and in Pinecrest High School in Florida. In North Carolina Community colleges, he was the fiscal analyst and accountant on the N.C. Board of Education and later he was the Director of Management Information Systems, and Systems Analyst until he retired. Julian was a long time member of the Millbrook Methodist Church and choir. He was a volunteer at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. He enjoyed dancing, singing, traveling and spending time with family and friends. He was precedeased by his first wife, Joyce Jefferis Wingfield and daughter-in-law, Sally Studstill Wingfield. He is survived by his wife, Nevim K. Wingfield; sons, Arthur Wingfield, Emile Vandermeer and his wife, Becky Vandermeer; daughters, Wanda Wingfield Miyata and husband, Kiyohiko; two grandchildren, Leigha and Kael. Family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 1701 E. Millbrook Road. A memorial service will be held at 6:00 p.m. at the Millbrook Methodist Church, 1712 E. Millbrook Road (across from Brown-Wynne Funeral Home.) Family would like to thank Clare Bridge-Brookdale and Hospice of Wake County for their excellent care in making him comfortable during his illness. In lieu of flowers, family wishes donations be made to: Duke Cancer Center for Research (DUMC) 3828 Durham NC 27710 or Hospice of Wake County, 1300 St. Mary's Street, Raleigh NC.
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Published by The News & Observer on Oct. 10, 2009.
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With great sadness, I learned today, October 15, 2009, of Julian's death. He was a dear friend and mentor. We worked together, travelled together and collaborated on many projects during our community college years. He was a dedicated professional who willingly assisted his colleagues; and, at all times he was a gentleman. To Nevim and other family members, I wish for you Peace...
Chuck Barham
October 15, 2009
My heartfelt love and condolences to the entire family.
Julian was a wonderful man and did so many nice things for many people. All of us who knew him were truly blessed.
Alice Jackson
October 12, 2009
Julian was one of the nicest human beings I have ever met. As his illness progressed he could not remember things well and as I helped him down the steps of my house he said, "I do not even now who you are. Thank you for helping me." I said, "You have helped countless people you did not know. Now we are helping you."
October 12, 2009
Nevim, Arthur, Wanda and family.

Thinking of you during this difficult time.

I knew Julain when working with the Community College System. He was quite a problem solver and willing to help with problems and challenges.

He was great at his job, but more important, devoted to his family.

My deepest sympathy to each of you. He will be missed by us all.
Jean Overton
October 12, 2009
I was saddened to hear of Julian's passing. We worked together at Community Colleges, in fact, he hired me when I applied for a job with MIS and stayed there for many years. He was such a patient teacher when we were all learning new computer applications many years ago. We loved teasing him about his seemingly unkempt desk, but he had everything right where he wanted it!!

My sincere sympathies go out to Nevim, Arthur, Wanda and all the family. Julian was a gentleman in the truest sense of the word!!
Kathy Blake
October 10, 2009
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