Charles “Rick” Richard Williams, 70, of Havelock, died on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern.

Charles “Rick” Richard Williams, 70, of Havelock, died on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern.

A native of Birmingham, Ala., he served in the Marine Corps from 1967 to 1987. He graduated from East Carolina University in 1989. He had been a city employee and a teacher, and most recently worked for Northrop Grumman until his retirement in 2012.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. on Friday at the First Baptist Church of Havelock with Dr. Don Hadley officiating.

He is survived by his wife Gail Williams of the home; one daughter, Tammy Lovett of Woodbridge, Va.; one son, Todd Williams of Frederick, Md.; one brother, Jack Williams of Vestavia Hills, Ala.; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the First Baptist Church of Havelock.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, 111 Hollywood Blvd., Havelock, NC 28532.