On Saturday, February 6, 2021, Lawrence Wingate Jr. , loving brother, passed away at the age of 69.
Lawrence or Larry was born on November 11, 1951 in Detroit, Michigan to Lawrence and Annie (Walton) Wingate. He graduated from St. Maron DePorres High School. He attended two years of college and them moved to Los Angeles, California. There he worked as a paralegal for a bankruptcy attorney for over 20 years. He moved to Raleigh NC to be close to his sister and her family. He passed away after a long illness, at his home in Raleigh on February 6, 2021.
Larry loved art, poems and music. Many of his aunts cherished his childhood art creations. He also wrote an poem and recited it a his sister’s wedding. He always listen to soul, rhythm and blues music.
Larry was preceded in death by his mother, Annie, his father, Lawrence, and his brother, Stanley. He is survived by his sister, Marianne Kim, and her husband, Steven Richardson, his niece, Kortney, two nephews Corey(wife Megan) and Miles, a great niece, Scarlett, a great nephew Theodore and a host of aunts, cousins and friends.
A Zoom memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 7th, 2021 at 6 pm. The next day his ashes will be spread along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean.
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