Spencer Fields Ashford, 82, of 1219 Goldsboro St., New Bern, died on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at the UPAC-Trent Campus.
He was a member of the U.S. Army and retired from civil service at Cherry Point after 28 years of service. He was a Master Mason for more than 50 years.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Rivers-Morgan Funeral Home Memorial Chapel, New Bern, with the Revs. Barbara Grant and Irving Glenn officiating.
Interment will follow in the Tabernacle M.B. Church Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Daisy Bynum Ashford of the home; two daughters, Sherrie Dennis of New Bern and Trellis Harris of Fayetteville; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-, great-grandchild.
The family will receive friends at the residence.
Viewing will be one hour prior to the service Sunday at the chapel.