Obituaries

Jul 22


Debra Perkins Sanderlin of Moyock, July 20

Debra Perkins Sanderlin, 66, of 1973 Tulls Creek Road, Moyock, NC died Saturday, July 20, 2019 at her residence.  A lifelong resident of Currituck County, she was born June 16, 1953 to the late Charles…

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Jack Foster Scott of Manteo and Raleigh, July 17

Jack Foster Scott, a renowned photographer and friend of the people and places of the Outer Banks, died in Raleigh on July 17, 2019, following a prolonged illness. Born on September 23, 1946, in Sri…

Jul 18


Stephen Walter Marynowicz of Nags Head, July 13

Stephen Walter Marynowicz, 83, completed his trip life trip on July 13, 2019. Stephen was born to Stephen and Thora (Robinson) Marynowicz in Philadelphia, PA on November 4, 1935. He graduated from Haddon Heights High…

Jul 17


Margaret White Bradley of Kill Devil Hills, July 16

Margaret White Bradley passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019. She was born in Norfolk, Virginia on March 28, 1924, to the late Rodney C. White, Sr. and Ada Machen White. Margaret was preceded in death…

Jul 17


Mildred Midgette Burrus of Buxton, July 12

Mildred Midgette Burrus, 85, of Buxton, NC died Friday, July 12, 2019, at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. A native of Buxton, she was born July 5, 1934, to the late Annie Brown Gray Midgett and…

Jul 14


Christine Melvinia Scarborough Gray of Avon, July 10

Christine Melvinia Scarborough Gray, 82, of Avon, NC died Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at Vidant Medical Center. A native of Hatteras Island, she was born February 24, 1937, to the late Leona Williams and Ignatious…

Jul 11


Douglas Martin Ross of Colington, July 7

On July 7, 2019 Douglas Martin Ross 67, died peacefully in his Outer Banks home surrounded by his loving family. Doug was born and raised in Newport News, VA. He graduated from Warwick High School…

Jul 9


Charles Elmer Meekins of Tarboro NC, July 7

Charles Elmer Meekins, 86, only son of Carson and Evelyn Hooper Meekins, passed through heaven’s gates and into the presence of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Sunday morning, July 7, 2019, at Vidant Edgecombe…

Jul 9


Rose Budd Deacon of Southern Shores, July 3

On July 3, 2019, the heavens welcomed a “one-in-a-million” gem of a woman!  Rose was a true friend and second mother to many, far too numerous to count… a generous listener and insightful counselor, a…

Jul 9


Brian Allen Friend of Moyock, July 7

It is with deep sadness that the family of Brian Allen Friend of Moyock, NC, announces his passing on July 7, 2019 at the age of 35. Brian will be lovingly remembered by family and…

Jul 9


Walter Potter Garrish of Ocracoke, July 6

Walter Garrish, son of James Daniel and Ruby Austin Garrish died unexpectedly on July 6, 2019.  He was born in Beaufort, NC on 1 February 1929. He attended school on Ocracoke and later graduated from…

Jul 9


John Michael Bland, Sr. of Gainsville, VA, June 29

John Michael Bland (Sr.), formerly of Manteo, North Carolina, passed away at home in Gainesville, Virginia, at the age of 71. He died peacefully on Saturday, June 29, 2019, with his family by his side…

Jul 8

Bertha Kaye O’Neal of Hatteras, July 2

Bertha Kaye O’Neal died at her home on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. She was born January 12, 1946, in Hatteras, NC.  She was the daughter of the late Oliver Goodwin O’Neal and Lodema Austin O’Neal.…

Jul 8


Omie Jennings Tillett of Wanchese, July 5

Omie Jennings “Sportsman” Tillett, 90, of Wanchese, NC crossed the bar on Friday, July 5, 2019. A native of Dare County, he was born March 9, 1929, to the late Theresa Wescott and Hiram Gregory…

Jul 6


John P. Figura of Harbinger, June 21

John P. (Jack) Figura passed away June 21 in Virginia Beach, VA after a long battle with Agent Orange related illnesses. Jack was born in Pittsburgh, PA to the late John Frank and Mary Rose…

Jul 5


Mary Beth Kirkland of Hatteras Village , July 2

After vacationing each fall in Hatteras Village starting in 1994, Mary Beth came to live by the sea in the Village in October 2011 for what she had planned to be an eight-month adventure after the death of her husband, Bill Kirkland. She never left.

Jul 4


Donna J. Browning of Nags Head, June 29

She was passionate about education, women’s rights, and civil rights and worked as a teacher and Federal Government employee. One of her greatest pleasures was spending time in the Outer Banks.

Jul 4


Nora Mary Sawyer Perry of Kitty Hawk, June 27

Nora Mary Sawyer Perry, 97, of Kitty Hawk, NC died Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center. A homemaker, Nora was a member of the former First Baptist Church of Kitty Hawk and Ocean View Baptist Church of Kill Devil Hills.

Jun 30


Rodney Lavern Horst of Hatteras, June 24

Rodney Lavern Horst, 57, of Hatteras, NC died unexpectedly Monday, June 24, 2019. Rod served his country in the United States Army and was the owner and operator of Village Drywall. He loved fishing, his garden, and the crew at the marina.

Jun 30


Simon Paul Aycock Jr., formerly of Southern Shores, June 27

Paul was an avid fisherman and was known by the fishing skills he had. He was also known as the “Fish Whisperer.” To all his friends: Paul loved you very much, and we hope you loved him too.

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