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Bill Clare

June 13, 1945 ~ June 19, 2020 (age 75)

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Wilbur “Bill” Clare, 75, of Newport,  passed away Friday, June 19, 2020, at Carteret Health Care.

A memorial service for Bill will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 22, 2020, at Munden Funeral Home. Friends are welcome to attend the service. For those unable to attend, the family invites you to view the webcasting of the service through Bill’s obituary page on Munden Funeral Home’s website. In keeping with the CDC guidelines pertaining to the Coronavirus, those who are ill or at-risk (elderly, immune-compromised) are encouraged to stay home. Upon entering, guests will be asked health questions and their temperatures will be taken, protective masks will be offered. Help us honor the Clare family while practicing safe measures.

Bill was born and raised in New Jersey but came to Carteret County 25 years ago and it immediately felt like home. He worked and retired from the City of New Bern after 10 years. He never knew a stranger and was loved by all who met him. He would give the shirt off his back and help anyone in need. He loved to boat and fish and ride his Harley. His friends and family were the most important things in his life. Bill will be dearly missed by all.

He is survived by his daughters, Eileen Hott of Cleburne, TX, Kathy Nash of Kingston, OK and Erin Clare of Wilmington, NC; and grandchildren, Tiffany Brown, Brandon Hott and Justin Hott.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur and Catherine Clare.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), c/o Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 96929, Washington, DC 20077-7127.

Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at

Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory in Morehead City, NC. 

To send flowers to Bill's family, please visit our floral store.


Memorial Service
June 22, 2020

6:00 PM
Munden Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.
2112 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557


ASPCA - American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
424 E. 92nd Street, New York NY 10128

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