Obituaries

Sep 19


Curtis Taylor Beasley of Kill Devil Hills, Sept. 15

Curt was blessed with wonderful friends and co-workers from Awful Arthur's, along with many customers he befriended throughout the years. Music was a large part of Curt's life.

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Ronald Morris Foreman of Manns Harbor, Sept. 14

Ronald Morris Foreman, 72, of Manns Harbor, died on Thursday, September 14, 2017, in Brookgreen Gardens, Myrtle Beach, SC. Mr. Foreman was the owner of Nature’s Harmony Nursery.

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William Joseph Perry Jr. of Kill Devil Hills, Sept. 15

William served his country honorably as an Engineman Second Class in the United States Coast Guard. He then captained a tugboat, fished commercially, and became a Cub Master for the Boy Scouts of America. A true sportsman, William loved to hunt and sponsored the National Turkey Federation.

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John “Jack” Finn of Manteo, Sept. 9

Jack is survived by his daughter, Jenny Gray Jones and husband, Talmadge of Manteo; two grandchildren Jennifer Gaimel and husband, Mark and Mac Gray and wife, Megan; and four great-grandchildren.

Sep 12


Lillian Lee Meekins of Manteo, Sept. 13

Lillipop joined the Job Corps at a very early age after graduating from Manteo High School. While participating in the program in Kansas City Missouri, she pursued a career in the medical field. She later returned home to Manteo where she raised her son and worked at The Dunes and The Ship's Wheel restaurants.

Sep 17


Lawrence Max Walthorn of Wanchese, Sept. 12

Lawrence Max Walthorn of Wanchese died Tuesday September 12, 2107 in Chesapeake. He was 71 and born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Lawrence was also a proud Unites States Army Vietnam Veteran.

Sep 17


Julio Salvador Zafra Espino of Manteo, Sept. 8

Mr. Zafra worked as a butcher for 40 plus years until he came to the United States in 1992. Upon his arrival in the U.S., he worked at the Dunes Restaurant. Everyone knew him as “Papa” but to his family, he was known as “Papa Viejito.”

Sep 8


Ivey Sheldon “Frog” Johnson of Manteo, Sept. 4

Known for his award-winning barbeque, Sheldon owned and operated Frogman’s BBQ in Point Harbor. His greatest joy and source of satisfaction was to do something for someone else.

Sep 7


Berkley William “Butch” Burrus of Manteo, Sept. 2

Berkley William “Butch” Burrus, 56, of Manteo, NC passed away Saturday, September 2, 2017. He was the son of the late Nancy Atkins Burrus and Samuel Z. Burrus. A retired building contractor, Butch was well known as one of Dare County’s best finishers.

Sep 8


Lorena B. “Lorraine” Perry of Powells Point, Sept. 3

Lorraine was born in Coinjock, NC in 1921. She was educated in the historic Currituck County Colored School system. She went on to meet her life-long love, Clarence, whom she married in 1941.

Sep 5


Rose Marie Waterfield Ballance of Buxton, Sept. 3

Rose Marie Waterfield Ballance, 73, of Buxton, NC died Sunday, September 3, 2017, at her home. Born October 18, 1943, in Powells Point, she was the daughter of the late Lila Mae Daniels Waterfield and Wilbur Eris Waterfield.

Sep 5


Burton J. Cohen of Manteo, Sept. 4

Burton J. Cohen, 84, of Manteo, NC died September 4, 2017, at The Outer Banks Hospital. Born May 25, 2933, in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Faye Singer Cohen and Herman Cohen.

Sep 5


Elaine Flowers Winstead Martin of Colington Harbour, Aug. 29

She attended The University of Mary Washington, raised her family in Florida, then returned to the Northern Virginia area and worked for the U.S. Department of Commerce until retiring to the Outer Banks.

Sep 5


Stanley Dover Leggett of Southern Shores, Aug. 29

A graduate of the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, Stan served his country honorably in the United States Army. He would later retire as national sales manager for Schreiber Foods of Green Bay, Wisconsin after 27 years.

Sep 1


Henry “Charles” Dozier of Jarvisburg, Aug. 31

Charles worked as an insurance agent for Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Agency and retired from the North Carolina Department of Community Corrections as a probation parole officer. After retiring in 2010, Charles worked part-time as a starter at the Carolina Club.

Sep 1


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