John M. Naccarato, Jr



SWANSBORO - Retired Marine Corps 1st Sgt John M. Naccarato Jr, 93, died Monday, April 9th, 2018. Graveside services will be held Monday, 10:00 am at Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife of thirty years, Kathy Naccarato.

1st Sgt Naccarato was a part of the famous 4th Marine Division during World War ll that swept across the Pacific, one island after another, including Saipan and Iwo Jima where Naccarato was twice wounded and earned two Purple Hearts. He also served in China, Korea and completed three tours in Vietnam. After thirty two years in the Marine Corps he took the skills he learned and opened Nick's Body Shop in Jacksonville NC which he ran successfully for thirty plus years.

The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 6 - 8 PM at Jones Funeral Home, Swansboro Chapel.