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Gordon Hovey


New Bern - Gordon John Hovey, 95, formerly of New Bern died Friday, Jan. 27.

He served 20 years in the United States Marine Corps.

A funeral service will be held Feb. 5 at 1 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home of Swansboro with the Rev. Craig Hearne officiating. Interment will follow at 3 p.m. at Forest Oak Memorial Gardens in Havelock with military honors.

He is survived by his wife, Fumiko Takimoto Hovey of Swansboro; three daughters, Linda Butler of Swansboro, Delores Rankin of Elon, and Bonnie Coleman of New Bern; and six grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Senior Services, Block Grant Program, 4024 Richlands Hwy, Jacksonville, NC 28540.

Private electronic condolences may be left for the family at

Published in Jacksonville Daily News from Jan. 29 to Feb. 1, 2012
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