Howard W. Creech, 90, of Emerald Isle, passed away Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, at Carteret Health Care in Morehead City.

His service is at 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Jones Funeral Home chapel in Swansboro with Dr. Larry Harper officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home of Swansboro. Online condolences may be made at

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