Obituaries

Nov 19


Mary Lou Forrest of Kitty Hawk, Nov. 10

Mary Lou worked in office and hotel management and real estate for many years, most recently at Sun Realty in Kill Devil Hills. She was also a passionate N.C. certified master gardener.

Nov 17


Vivian Lorene Davis Fletcher of Manns Harbor, Nov. 15

Vivian Lorene Davis Fletcher, 87, of Manns Harbor, NC passed Thursday, November 15. She is survived by her husband, James Fletcher of Manns Harbor, two sons, four grandchildren, and two sisters.

Nov 16


Ronald Gary “Pops” Schrump of Kill Devil Hills, Nov. 9

Ronald Gary “Pops” Schrump, 72, of Kill Devil Hills, passed away at his home Nov. 9, 2018 of natural causes. Ron was born in Tomahawk, Wisconsin to the late Raymond and Ilene Schrump.

Nov 17


Paul Costabile of Southern Shores, Nov. 10

On Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 Paul Costabile was taken by angels to his Heavenly Father. He was 33 years old. Plans for a graveside memorial service are pending.

Nov 17


Stephen Franklin Beatty of Kill Devil Hills, Nov. 13

Stephen Franklin Beatty, age 56, of Gunas Drive, Kill Devil Hills, died peacefully at his residence on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Stephen was born Aug. 7, 1962 and was raised in Lumberton.

Nov 17


James Madison Cahoon of Manteo, Nov. 9

For over 30 years, he was the owner and operator of Midway Automotive and Towing and later Midway Express. "Diddy" was known not only for his “shop”, and his sometimes wildly creative towing skills, but also his protective nature of his four girls.

Nov 12


Vicki Daniels Simpson of Wanchese, Nov. 10

A member of Wanchese of Assembly of God, Vicki was faithful to her church and served her community through various missions. She was a devoted wife, mother to many, grandmother, and friend.

Nov 12


Gladys M. Keegan of Southern Shores, Nov. 6

Mrs. Gladys M. Keegan of Southern Shores died Nov. 6, 2108 at home peacefully, at the age of 90. Gladys was sent home to New York City for funeral services and burial.

Nov 17


Antonino “Nino” Palazzolo of Avon, Nov. 7

The owner and operator of Nino’s Pizza, everyone received a warm welcome from his smiling face when entering the restaurant. His life revolved around his family and the restaurant.

Nov 12


Fred Goodwin Castellow of Kill Devil Hills, Nov. 7

A former Kill Devil Hills Town Commissioner, known lovingly as "Commissioner No", Castellow was a founding member of the Duck Fire Department, and after retirement from the maintenance business he joined the Kill Devil Hills Fire Department.

Nov 9


Thomas “Tommy” Robert Heath, III, of Wanchese, Nov. 6

Tommy enjoyed the beach and other outside activities, but his favorite pastime was watching sports and taking a chance on them. He was a diehard Dallas Cowboys fan and always wore his "favorite" Cowboys hat.

Nov 9


Maleta Basnett Gray of Buxton, Nov. 6

A native of Buxton and one of seven children, Maleta was a dedicated homemaker, talented decorator, landscaper, and one fine cook. She loved the Lord and was a patriot to the bone.

Nov 8


Audrey Elizabeth McCain of Harbinger, Nov. 3

Audrey Elizabeth McCain was born on Feb. 21, 1937, in Richmond, Virginia to Fransis and Franses Brizendine. She passed away on Nov. 3, 2018 after a short illness.

Nov 5


John Louis Adami of Kill Devil Hills, Oct. 30

After a year of practicing cardiology in Massachusetts, he left to join Dr. Lindsey White, a partner with similar goals in patient care, in his cardiology practice on the Outer Banks and in Elizabeth City.

Nov 2


Zenovah Catherine O’Neal Hooper, 100, of Salvo, Oct. 29

For many years, she was the owner and operator of the Salvo Inn. Zenovah was a member of Outer Banks Rebekah Lodge and a member of Clarks Bethel United Methodist Church. She served her community in various ways often through her love of baking.

Oct 31


Licia Mae Midgett Kee of Waves, Oct. 30

After graduating from East Carolina University, Licia began her teaching career. She would spend the next 33-years dedicating herself to her students at Cape Hatteras Elementary School.

Nov 1


Irvin “I.T.” Wilson of Kill Devil Hills, Oct. 30

Irvin was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses in 1955 and he remained faithful throughout his life. He considered his service to all the congregations he was associated with as the most important aspect of his life.

Nov 1


Anthony Mutro of Ocracoke, Oct. 14

Anthony Mutro, 69, of Ocracoke, NC died Oct. 24. Born in Beaufort County, he was the son of the late Ollie Styron Mutro and Theodore Mutro. An Ocracoke High School graduate, Anthony worked as a crew member for the NCDOT Ferry Division.

Oct 31


Scott A. of Twain, formerly of Kitty Hawk, Oct. 16

Scott A. of Twain of Harte, Calif., formerly of Kitty Hawk, NC, died October 16, 2018 at the age of 31. He was the beloved son of Denise M. (Willis) Rockey and his stepfather Frederick Marasca of Kitty Hawk, NC and the late Raymond P. Rockey.

Oct 30


Joseph Bradley Noble of Southern Shores, Oct. 29

Joey loved animals, fishing, Carolina Panthers football and cooking and he studied Tibetan philosophy extensively. He was employed in many capacities, including masonry, flooring and construction. He loved spending time with his family, pets and friends.

Oct 31


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