EMERALD ISLE -- Carl W. Custer, 97, of Emerald Isle died March 2, 2014, in Wilmington.
Services will be held at noon Thursday at Carteret Baptist Church, Cape Carteret with burial at Gethsemane Cemetery, Morehead City.
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and graduated from LSU.
He was preceded in death by wives, Maude Custer, Marion Stockwell Custer and Lee Custer.
Survivors include his daughter, Janet Mazza; stepchildren, Carole Ann Whipp, Eric Minor, Andrea Detwiler of North Carolina, Anne and Buddy Stockwell from California and Louisiana.
The family will receive friends one hour before the service.
Condolences may be left at jonesfh.org
Arrangements by Jones Funeral Home, Swansboro.