Ernest William Blango Sr., 72, of 1670 Blades Road, Havelock, died on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at his residence.
He was a member of Pilgrim Rest Christian Church and was employed as a commercial fisherman.
Funeral will be noon Friday at Pilgrim Rest Christian Church with the Rev. Ezekiel McCabe III officiating.
Entombment will follow in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Flossie Blango of Moss Point, Miss.; one son, Ernest Blango Jr., of Havelock; one daughter, Samantha B. Walker of Havelock; five brothers, Willie Guy Blango and Johnnie Blango of Havelock, Edward Blango and Charles Fenner of New York, and James Blango of Moss Point, Miss.; and one sister, Carolyn Blango of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Viewing will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday at Oscar’s Mortuary, New Bern, and one hour prior to the service at the church.