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Mr. Howard Asby

July 7, 1930 ~ June 1, 2021 (age 90)


Mr. Howard Asby, 90, of Morehead City, entered Heaven on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, surrounded by his family at his home. 

His funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, June 4, 2021, at Grace Baptist Church in Newport, officiated by Pastor Clyde I. Eborn and Pastor Gerald Miller. Interment will follow at the Croatan Cemetery in Carolina Pines. Friends are welcome to attend the service. For those unable to attend, the family invites you to view the webcasting of the service through his obituary page on Munden Funeral Home’s website.

(See link below for the Service Bulletin including the Order of Service.)

Howard Asby was born July 7th, 1930, in Bath, NC and grew up in Aurora, NC. He married the love of his life, Alice, in 1968 and they were married for over 53 years. He worked for Carteret Craven Electric Corporation as a linemen and crew leader for over three decades. After his retirement, he worked at Lowes Foods as a bagger. He was a talented woodworker and enjoyed fishing, gardening, and amateur radio operating as the “High Ranger.” He was a charter member of Grace Baptist Church in Newport, and he loved his church family dearly. 

Howard loved his family and he was loved by all who knew him. Although his family will miss him, they are comforted by the fact that Heaven is his home. This is not goodbye. It is “See you soon.”

He was survived by his wife, Alice Asby; his children, Phil Asby and wife Aliceson, Arlene Patten and husband Mark, Becky Holcomb and husband Russ, Rhonda Gurganus and husband Jerry; his grandchildren, Jason, Jessica, Tiffany and husband Jake, Brittany and husband Bob, Brittany and husband Jaron, Katelyn, Megan, Kayla, Amanda and husband Austin, Bradley, Shane, Madelyn and Logan; and his great grandchildren Josiah, Levi Howard, Kate, Harper, Calvin, Jace, Aiden, and Anders.

Howard was preceded in death by his parents, John Wiley and Josephine Asby; his brothers, Wiley and Russell Asby; and daughter, Laraine Asby.

The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m., Friday, June 4, 2021, at Grace Baptist Church.

As an expression of sympathy, flowers are welcome or memorial contributions in memory of Howard, may be made to Fundamental Broadcasting Network, 520 Roberts Rd. Newport, NC 28570.

Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at

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

To send flowers to Mr. Howard Asby's family, please visit our floral store.

 Service Program


June 4, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Grace Baptist Church
520 Roberts Rd.
Newport, NC 28570

Video is available for this event

Funeral Service
June 4, 2021

2:00 PM
Grace Baptist Church
520 Roberts Rd.
Newport, NC 28570

Interment Following Funeral Service
June 4, 2021

Croatan Family Cemeter

Carolina Pines, NC


Fundamental Broadcasting Network
520 Roberts Rd., Newport NC 28570
Tel: 1-252-223-4600

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