Hugh Von Sumner, 85, of New Bern, died Wednesday, May 7, 2015, at Pruitt Healthcare-Trent Campus in New Bern.


Hugh Von Sumner, 85, of New Bern, died Wednesday, May 7, 2015, at Pruitt Healthcare-Trent Campus in New Bern.



He was a member of Ephesus Seventh-day Adventist Church, serving as an elder, musician and Bible distributor. He served in the U.S. Army and was employed at Cherry Point until retirement.



Funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Foundation Life Fellowship, 2830 Ashland Ave., New Bern. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in New Bern.



He is survived by his wife, Doris Sumner of the home; three sons, Marcellus Sumner of New Bern, Hecton Loinell Sumner of Dallas, Texas, and Craig M. Sumner of Seattle, Wash.; one daughter, Sonia M. Sumner of the home; one brother, Edward Sumner of New Bern; and seven grandchildren.



The family will receive friends at the residence of Sonia Sumner, 206 Forest Park Drive, New Bern.



Arrangements are by Oscarís Mortuary, New Bern.