HAMPSTEAD - Ernest Colburn Howell, 70, of Hampstead, died May 16, 2013, at his home.
Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18 at Jones Funeral Home, Holly Ridge with the Rev. Dwayne Collins officiating.
He served in the U.S. Navy and was a snack distributor.
Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Jean Joyce Howell of the home; daughters, Kim Sanders of Charlotte and Lisa Jacobs of Fayetteville; and three grandchildren.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to services.
Condolences may be left at jonesfh.org.