Tristan Michael Meister



Tristan Michael Meister, 21, of Rocky Point, beloved son, brother, grandson and loyal friend left this earth May 30, 2018 way too soon, leaving a big hole in our hearts.

He was born October 6, 1996 in Wilmington, the son of Emily Meister and the late James “Jay” H. Meister III.

In addition to his mother, Tristan is survived by his sister, Jordan Meister; grandmothers, Judy Groet and Shirley Burke; and many extended family and friends.

Tristan was employed with Neuwirth Motors, Inc. in Wilmington. He was committed to educating school children and the general public about the history of Moores Creek National Battlefield as was evidenced by his over 1000 hours of volunteer service. He frequently was involved in the Revolutionary War reenactments at the Battle Ground.

Tristan was a devoted son, brother, and grandson who loved his family. With a radiant smile, contagious laugh, and charismatic personality, Tristan brought lots of sunshine into the lives of all he knew. He was loved and will be greatly missed.

There will be a gathering of family and friends 6 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, June 4, 2018 at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home Burgaw Chapel.

Instead of sending flowers, the family suggests that you consider a memorial gift to Living History Programs at Moores Creek National Battlefield, 40 Patroits Hall Drive, Currie, NC 28435.

Shared memories and condolences may be sent to the family at

Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Burgaw.