GRANTSBORO - Paul Jerome Comegys, 79, of 22 Magnolia Way, Grantsboro, formerly of Aurora, died on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at the CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern.
He was a graduate of Shaw University and East Carolina University. He was an educator for more than 50 years, a member of Cedar Grove A.M.E. Zion Church and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity.
He is survived by one son, Paul A. Comegys of Beaufort, S.C.; one daughter, Gretchen L. Comegys of Greenville; one grandchild; three great-grandchildren; and one sister, Margaret Comegys of Camden, New Jersey.
His funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at the New Bern Eastern M.B. Association Headquarters Building with the Rev. Sterling W. Tripp officiating. Interment with military honors will immediately follow the service in the Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, Jacksonville.
Viewing will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at Rivers-Morgan Funeral Home, Inc., 701 West Street, New Bern.
Electronic condolences may be sent to riversmorgan.com
Arrangements are by Rivers-Morgan Funeral Home, Inc., New Bern.