Samuel Fernando "Sammy" Mejia, Jr.



Samuel Fernando "Sammy" Mejia, Jr., 27, of Wilmington, passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at his home.

Funeral services will be 2 pm Saturday, in the chapel of Jones Funeral Home, Jacksonville. Burial will follow in Onslow Memorial Park.

Surviving are his father, Samuel F. Mejia (Angie); his mother, Elsa S. Hernandez (Martin); three brothers, Manuel Mejia, Sebastian Mejia, Leandro Mejia; a sister, Natasha Mejia (fiancé Kenneth Hewett), all of Jacksonville; paternal grandmother, Maria Diaz of El Salvador, paternal step-grandmother, Adriana Mejia of Queens, NY; maternal grandfather, Fausto Sanchez of Ecuador; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Manuel Mejia; and maternal grandmother, Lydia R. Sanchez.

Visitation will be Friday evening from 6 pm until 8 pm at Jones Funeral Home, Jacksonville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Samuel Mejia Memorial Fund; c/o Wells Fargo Bank; 146 Western Boulevard; Jacksonville, NC 28546.