George Staten, 64, of 561 Perrytown Road, New Bern, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at his residence.
He was a 1966 graduate of J.T. Barber High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. His membership at St. Paul M.B. Church included serving on the Culinary Committee, Senior Choir and as a former trustee. He was a retiree of the FMA of Cherry Point.
Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul M.B. Church, 208 Perrytown Loop Road, with the Rev. L.A. Dillahunt, officiating.
Burial with military honors will follow in St. Paul MBA Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Sarah Stanley Staten of the home; two sons, Roderick Staten and Sherard Staten of New Bern; one brother, Robert Staten of New Bern; three sisters, Ruby Darden, Laura Thompson and Joyce Fisher, all of New Bern; and one grandchild.
Viewing will be 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Oscar’s Mortuary, New Bern.