Archie Prince, Sr.September 22, 1930 - July 26, 2013
JACKSONVILLE - Archie Edward Prince, Sr., 82, of Jacksonville, died Friday, July 26, 2013 at Onslow Memorial Hospital. Graveside funeral services, with military honors, will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday at Onslow Memorial Park with Rev. Eric Jones officiating.
Mr. Prince was a veteran of the Korean War, having served in the USMC from 1948 – 1952. He retired from the Camp Lejeune Dependant School System in 1990. He loved his country music and had been playing guitar since the age of 8.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Skeeter Prince; and one daughter, Rose Prince.
Survivors include his fiancé, Roswitha Whaley of the home; one daughter, Sheril Prince and her fiancé, Dennis Meyer of Jacksonville; one son, Archie E. Prince, Jr. and his wife, LuAnne of Maysville; six grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6 – 8 PM at Jones Funeral Home, Jacksonville Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family, c/o the Archie Prince, Sr. Memorial Fund, State Employees Credit Union, 1412 West Corbett Avenue, Swansboro, NC 28584.