Bobbie Lee Best Jr., 63, of Havelock, died on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at his residence.
He served in the Marine Corps for 25 years.
Memorial with military honors will be 2:30 p.m. Friday at Pollock-Best Funeral Chapel, New Bern.
He is survived by one son, Bryan Best of Honolulu, Hawaii; one daughter, Jana Yates of Australia; four sisters; and eight grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at 2 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests thoughts and prayers.