Obituaries

Sep 22


David Wales Masters of Manteo, Sept. 13

David was a life member of the Nags Head Surf Fishing Club, served as the Tournament Director and was on the board for many years. He volunteered at the Wright Brothers Memorial and later at the Outer Banks Visitor Center.

Sep 19


Robert Max Gray Jr. of Avon, Sept. 18

A native of Dare County, he was the son of Esta Gray and Robert Max “Bobby” Gray Sr. A commercial fisherman, Bobby Jr. had a family affiliation with Faith Life Worship Center.

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Donna Gray Midgett of Waves, Sept. 18

Donna Gray Midgett, 73, of Waves, NC passed away Monday, September 18, 2017, in her home surrounded by family. She was born in Avon, NC and graduated from Cape Hatteras School.

Sep 20


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.

Sep 19


Joan Ann Krawiec of Chesapeake, Sept. 18

Mrs. Krawiec's survivors include her husband Stanley Krawiec of Chesapeake and her sons and their families. Her son, Kevin (Mary) Krawiec resides in Moyck, NC.

Sep 20


William McClellan Ritter, formerly of Kitty Hawk, Sept. 17

He attended UNC Chapel Hill and graduated from the Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, NY. Mac spent many years as a chef in restaurants in Atlanta and the Outer Banks.

Sep 19


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.

Sep 18


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.

Sep 19


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.

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