NEW BERN - Spencer Fields Ashford, 82, of 1219 Goldsboro Street, New Bern, died on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at the UPAC-Trent Campus.
He was a member of the U.S. Army, retired from Civil Service at Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point after 28 years of dedicated service and was a Master Mason for more than 50 years.
He is survived by his wife, Daisy Bynum Ashford of the home; two daughters, Sherrie Dennis of New Bern and Trellis Harris of Fayetteville; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great great-grandchild.
The family will receive their friends and guest at the residence.
Viewing will be held on Sunday at the Chapel one hour prior to the service.
His funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at Rivers-Morgan Funeral Home, Inc. Memorial Chapel, with the Rev. Barbara Grant and the Rev. Irving Glenn officiating. Interment will immediately follow the service in the Tabernacle M.B. Church Cemetery.
Electronic condolences may be sent to riversmorgan.com
Arrangements are by Rivers-Morgan Funeral Home, Inc.