Obituaries

May 20


John Mark Quidley Sr. of Wanchese, May 13

John Mark spent the last 19 years of his life as a C5-C6 quadriplegic due to a roofing accident. However, that didn’t stop him from accomplishing anything he set his mind to. He was a true inspiration to anyone he met.

May 16


Paul Lynhart Ford of Southern Shores, May 11

His career included time at Merrill Lynch and starting a number of businesses, including Loblolly Pines Shopping Center and Pizzazz Pizza in Duck. He was president of Outer Banks Community Foundation for two years.

May 15


Eddie ‘Cruiser’ Midgett of Nags Head, May 13

A graduate of Manteo High School, Cruiser served his country honorably in the United States Coast Guard. The majority of his career was at Wanchese Fish Co. A farewell party for Cruiser will be held at Mulligan's Restaurant.

May 15


Theresa McGee Edwards, May 10

She received her degree in 1969 in Sociology from UNC and began her career in social services with Tyrrell County in 1972, later moving to Dare County in 1989, retiring as supervisor of Adult Services in 2009.

May 16


Longtime Dare County Schools administrator Trip Hobbs, May 7

From 2006-2014, he served as director of personnel and staff development. In 2014, he was named director of human resources and secondary instruction, and in 2016 until the present, he served as chief operations officer.

May 12


Donn A. Snyder of Southern Shores, May 8

Donn was Founding Member and Board Member of the Outer Banks Family YMCA from 1997 – 2015. He was honored by the regional YMCA in 2014 with the Order of the Red Triangle for distinguished service.

May 13


John M. Daughton of Martins Point, May 10

John M. Daughton, 96 of Martins Point passed away peacefully May 10, 2018 in Nags Head, NC. John was born in the Binghampton, New York area and retired as a highway superintendent.

May 13


Maureen Schorzman of Southern Shores, May 8

PA. She applied her education to several key positions in the pharmaceutical and real estate industries. She was most proud however of her work with the Habitat For Humanity non-profit organization.

May 13


Mary Belle LaBuff of Kill Devil Hills, May 7

Everyone who met Mary Belle -- even those who just came to fish on the Outer Banks Pier -- found themselves talking with a fisherwoman who was interested in them and who wanted to tell them about Jesus and His love.

May 8


Denise Cuozzo Jones of Southern Shores, May 6

She was a skilled hair stylist, but her passion was her love of family. She was a loving and supportive wife and a mother who was dedicated to her sons and was active in the Parent and Teachers Association.

May 8


Gayle M. Grinstead of Corolla, May 2

Gayle M. Grinstead of Corolla, NC passed away May 2, 2018 at her home at the age of 93. Her daughters were at her side. The funeral service and burial will take place at Arlington National Cemetery in the near future.

May 13


Mahlon Pierce Williams Jr. of Avon, May 1

Mahlon served his country honorably for 28 years in the United States Army, was in civil service for 10 years, and worked in Homeland Security for the NCDOT - Ferry Division.

May 10


Geraldine Louise Craig-Capps of Grandy, May 4

She was admired for her personality, stories and her jokes, along with her love of playing Bingo. She was a native of Norfolk, VA. and lived in Germany as a child with her parents while her father served in the Army.

May 8


Georgia F. Casper of Grandy, May 5

In her spare time, Georgia loved reading and shopping with her daughters. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph E. Casper.

May 8


Mary Catherine Reilly of Moyock, May 5

Mary had two brothers who preceded her in death -- Victor Reilly and Christopher Reilly. She worked as a retail buyer for many years and was a wife, mother of five, and devout Catholic.

May 8


Gayle M. Grinstead of Corolla, May 2

Gayle M. Grinstead of Corolla passed away May 2, 2018 at her home at the age of 93. Her daughters were at her side. The funeral service and burial will take place at Arlington National Cemetery in the near future.

May 8


James Edward Lammers of Powells Point, April 30

Jimmy was the owner and operator of Lammers Stained Glass. For 46 years he took great pride in utilizing his artistic abilities to create the "Crown Jewels" of stained glass for countless homes, churches and businesses.

May 4


Susan K. Preston of Martin’s Point, May 3

Susan Preston lived life with class and grace. She believed in service and helping others, retiring after teaching in Department of Defense, public, and private schools in Sicily, New York, and Florida.

May 3


John ‘Jake’ George III of Nags Head, May 1

When Jake and Dianne retired to Nags Head, Jake worked at the Outer Banks Hospital in the materials management department and moved to the facility maintenance department until 2012.

May 1


Carl H. Fisher of Kill Devil Hills, May 1

Carl moved to the Outer Banks in June of 1995 from Reading, PA. after retiring from Pennsylvania Optical after 41 years of service. Carl loved the beach and especially fishing. He could be seen at the Avalon Pier daily.

May 4


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