HUBERT – Harold Edward Midgette, 68, of Hubert, died on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville.
A funeral service with military honors will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29 at Oak Grove United Methodist Church with burial following at the church cemetery.
He retired from the U.S. Coast Guard and from the U.S. Postal Service.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Swannie Midgette; brother, Robert Neil Midgette.
He is survived by his brother, Nolan Midgette of Hubert; sisters, Martha Starling and Becky Hardin, both of Hubert; nieces, Bonnie Swain (Eric), Martie Bush and Renee Winberry; nephews, Timmy Midgette (Cindy), Craig Starling, and Greg Starling; great-nieces, Avery Midgett, Cali Sweeting, Sara Sweeting, Abby Swain and Valerie Whetham Starling; great-nephew, Colton Bush; significant other of 25 years, Joyce Brock of Jacksonville; her children, Jay and Emine Brock of Crofton, Md., mother-in-law, Alton; Melinda and John Nikolaou of Rochester, N.Y., and Jo Jean and Jim Lionelle of Wilmington; grandchildren include Efe, Emre, Stephanie, April, Bailey, Christopher and Tuesday; great-grandchildren, include Katai, Lilyan, Aden, Tobias, and Zoe; and daughter-in-heart, Brenda Morton.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday evening at Jones Funeral Home, Swansboro and at other times at the home of Nolan Midgette, 533 Bear Creek Road, Hubert, N.C. 28539.
Online condolences may be left for the family at jonesfh.org.