Ross Brisco

Ross Hyer Brisco, of New Bern, formerly of Stella, 87, passed away Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, at CarolinaEast Medical Center.

His memorial service is at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28 at Jacksonville Seventh Day Adventist Church.

He was born July 13, 1933, in Cheyenne, Okla., a son to the late Carl Eugene and Stella Ruby Warner Brisco.

Ross was an avid birdwatcher, loved the ocean and spent his career first as a police officer, then as a director of security for a large metropolitan hospital.

He is survived by wife, Dianna Fern Mackie Brisco; daughter, Deena J. Stern of Cedar Point; son, Darren J. Brisco of Willow Springs; four grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and a sister, Glenna Walter of Rocky Ford, Colo.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Gerald Brisco; and a sister, Charlotte Poland.

Flowers can be sent to Jacksonville Seventh Day Adventist Church for the memorial service.

Arrangements are by Jones Funeral Home-Swansboro. Online condolences may be made to the family at

(Paid obituary)

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