Gregory "Greg" Thomas Hargett

Gregory “Greg” Thomas Hargett, 61, of Harkers Island, passed away on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Carteret Health Care. There will be an outdoor celebration of his life, including military honors, at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 8, 2021, at 113 Hamilton Lane on Harkers Island. Dress is casual. Friends are welcome to attend the service. 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. Additionally, those who attend will be asked to bring and wear a protective mask. Help us honor the family while practicing safe measures. Friends are also encouraged to leave words of comfort to the family through the website. Greg was born on December 5, 1959, in Washington, North Carolina, to the late Christopher “Pete” and Margaret Hargett. He honorably served in the United States Air Force where he retired as a Master Sergeant. Following his military career, he worked as a manager in the I.T. department of East Carolina University. Greg was an incredible, smart, kind, and gentle man. He loved spending time on the water with his wife fishing and enjoying the beauty of coastal living. He was admired and loved by his family, friends and peers. He is survived by his wife, Betsy Hargett of the home; stepsons, Charles Howard of Los Angeles, CA and John Marshall Howard of Winterville, NC; brothers, Ernie Hargett and wife Cathy of Wilmington, Chris Hargett and wife Sheila of Raleigh, Peter Hargett and wife Beth of Harkers Island, and his twin brother, Joel Hargett of Zebulon; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Greg, may be made to the American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Dr., Suite 1150, Chicago IL 60601; Frontotemporal Dementia, 2700 Horizon Drive, Suite 120, King of Prussia PA 19406; or the Parkinson's Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street Suite 800, Miami FL 33131. Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home & Crematory in Morehead City, NC.