Robert Gray Schwartz Sr. of Buxton, Sept. 29

By on October 3, 2017

Robert Gray Schwartz Sr., 67, of Buxton, NC died Friday, September 29, 2017, at Peak Resources – Outer Banks. Born in Norfolk, VA on November 16, 1949, he was the son of the late Iris Johnson Schwartz and Robert Lee Schwartz.

A resident of Hatteras Island since 1970, Robert was a former commercial fisherman and retired as a brick mason.

Robert is survived by his wife, Melodi Gray Schwartz; four children, Robert Gray Schwartz, Jr. and wife Elke, Stefan Gray Schwartz, Lacey Iris Schwartz all of Buxton, NC and Justin Cole Davis and wife Sara of Portland, OR; and three grandchildren, Haven, Keith, and Lauren.


A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, October 27, 2017, at Hatteras United Methodist Church with Rev. Toni Wood and Rev. Dwight Burrus officiating. A reception will follow at the Hatteras Village Community Building.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hatteras United Methodist Church, PO Box 310, Hatteras, NC 27943 or Dare Hospice, PO Box 669, Manteo, NC 27954

Twiford Funeral Home, Hatteras is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at

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