WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Jeremy Owens, a well-known lifeguard in Wrightsville Beach, died earlier this week. The community is asked to come together Saturday to celebrate his life.
A ceremony will be held in memory of the late ocean rescue captain at 2 p.m. at Wrightsville Beach Park, located at 321 Causeway Drive.
The town says law enforcement will be on the scene directing traffic.
A private procession will precede the ceremony beginning at 1:00 p.m. and is scheduled to arrive in Wrightsville Beach Park at approximately 1:45 p.m.
The public is asked to arrive and be parked no later than 1:30 p.m.
“We do encourage everyone to wear a mask and to social distance at the ceremony,” the town wrote in a release.