Gower Lewis Tartt

January 29, 1959 - January 19, 2011
Gower Lewis Tartt


Gower Lewis Tartt of Wilmington, NC passed away on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center at age 51.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Billie Tartt of Wilmington, NC. He is survived by his brother, Grant M. Tartt and wife, Sharon Tartt; also one nephew, Mathew A. Tartt and one niece, Cady A. Tartt, all of Wilmington, NC and his special friend, Karen Tartt.

Gower was a happy-go-lucky soul with a love for Nascar, an avid artist and loved a good pot of oysters.

Visitation will be held at Seagate Baptist Church on January 29, 2011 from 4:00 until 5:00 p.m. A memorial service will be held at 5:00 p.m. at Seagate Baptist Church directly after the visitation.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Seagate Baptist Church at 6115 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • January 25, 2011
    Barbara Bair Goodman says:
    Karen, I was so shocked to hear of Gower's passing! I will be there Saturday but until then know that I am sending you all my love! B.

  • January 29, 2011
    Kelly Prince, Sr., says:
    My regards for the loss of this special person. He was one of my first Wilmington co-workers and made the transition to the area welcoming. ~

  • January 27, 2011
    Sharon Darity says:
    Gower was such a good,kindhearted man. We will miss him and we are sorry for the world's loss of such a wonderful soul. Sharon and Thad

  • January 27, 2011
    Regina Gurganus says:
    to Gower's family and loved ones,I am very sorry to hear of Gower's passing. I went to school with him and he was always a very sweet fella. May you find comfort in your fond memories of him. You're in my prayers

  • February 16, 2011
    Randy Hamilton says:
    I just learned of Gower,s passing yesterday.We were friends for over forty years.His dad and uncles worked with my father at Ideal Cement.I could tell you many great stories and the pranks we had.He was truly one fine friend and will be greatly missed.May God be with You,Family & Friends. Randy (910)362-0482.