Kenneth "Mr. Tomodachi-Ken San" Creamer, 65, of Jacksonville died May 7, 2013, at Vidant Medical Center.
Memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, May 13 at Living Hope Community Church with the Rev. Robert Hall officiating.
He served for 22 years in the U.S. Navy.
Survivors include his wife, Kazuko Creamer of Jacksonville; sons, Dewayne Creamer of Chapel Hill and Dwight Creamer of Jacksonville; and daughter, Deanne Creamer of Kalispell, Mont.
Memorials may be made at ALS Association; 4 N. Blount St.; Raleigh NC 27601.
Condolences may be left at jonesfh.org.