Sonny Keller, 57, of Havelock, died Saturday, May 17, 2014, at Vidant Inpatient Hospice Center in Greenville.
He served in the Marine Corps and then spent almost 40 years as an aircraft mechanic at Cherry Point.
Private memorial will be held at a later date.
He is survived by his wife, Robin; two sons, Michael Keller and Chris Keller of Havelock; one brother, Bob Keller of Richmond, R.I.; two sisters, Lisa Welborn of Macon, Ga., and Dorothy Keller of Sterling, Va.; and one grandson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.
Arrangements are by Cotten Funeral Home and Crematory, New Bern.