Funeral for ex-Havelock football coach Wilbur Sasser set for Wednesday


HAVELOCK, Craven County - Legendary former Havelock High School Football coach Wilbur Sasser passed away around noon on Saturday at the Crystal Coast Hospice House.

Sasser coached the Rams for 25 years, retiring in 2003. He lead them to 207 victories and the 1986 state championship game.

After retiring, Sasser went on to coach Pop Warner football.

Sasser was not in good health for the past several months.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday evening at Munden Funeral home in Morehead City from 6 to 8 p.m.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Glad Tidings Church in Morehead City.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Touchdown Club at Havelock High School and Crystal Coast Hospice House.

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