Obituaries

Sep 21


Mark Edward White of Manteo, Sept. 17

Besides engine work, Mark acquired several local properties which he developed and managed. A gentle spirit, Mark most enjoyed spending solitary time at home and spoiling his grandchildren, whom he adored.

Sep 18


William “Bill” Sherman Pinner of Manns Harbor, Sept. 15

Bill served his country honorably with the United States Army. In 1987, he retired from civil service duties in the facilities maintenance division at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point.

Sep 17


Dorothy Ann Royston of Nags Head, Sept. 11

Dorothy Ann Royston, 83, of Nags Head, NC died Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at her home. Born in Jersey City, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Anna Simone and Francis Miskell. Dorothy worked as a teller in the banking industry.

21 hrs


William “Bill” Howell of Kill Devil Hills, Sept. 7

Bill always found a way of giving back to the community. He organized the Portsmouth Foodbank Drive for 10 years. He also kept the wine on the kitchen counter and supper planned until Evelyn would retire in 2013.

Sep 12


Virgilio Pagan Quiles of Kill Devil Hills, Sept. 7

He called in Buxton, NC home for the last 30 years of his life. He worked in numerous places over the years, including Wall Rope Works, the Cape Hatteras Ferry, and the Cape Hatteras Motel.

Sep 11


Artist Glenn Eure of Colington, Sept. 6

The owner of Glenn Eure's Ghost Fleet Gallery could often be seen around the Outer Banks -- at coffee shops, restaurants and community gatherings, always friendly and always quick with a compliment or corny joke.

Sep 6


Scott P. Emerson of Kill Devil Hills, Sept. 8

Scott P. Emerson, 65, of Kill Devil Hills died unexpectedly of natural causes at his home, September 8, 2018. He was originally from the Richmond, Virginia area and worked in trucking and logistics for many years.

Sep 11


Carol “Macky” Bell of Ocracoke, Sept. 3

Although Cynthiana, Kentucky was her native home, Macky relocated to Ocracoke in 1987 and became a devoted member of Ocracoke United Methodist Church and an avid supporter of Ocracoke Schools and athletics.

Sep 7


Jack Reyburn Burrus of Manteo, Sept. 4

The owner and operator of The Burrus House Inn in Manteo, Jack was a true developer with the ability to stretch boundaries and make things happen. A member of Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, he loved the Lord.

Sep 7


Roy William Kaufmann of Kill Devil Hills, Sept. 3

An avid golfer, he found his dream job working at Duck Woods Country Club for 20+ years where he scored the much sought after hole-in-one. He was loved by all the ladies at Duck Woods because he always treated them like royalty.

Sep 4


Laura Ann (Brooke) Cabe of Manteo, Sept. 5

Laura Ann (Brooke) Cabe of Manteo, born on April 30, 1950 in Washington, DC, to the late Ann Brooke and the late Clement Brooke V, passed away at age 68 on September 5, 2018 in Chesapeake, Virginia.

Sep 7


William “Bill” Eugene Miller of Ocracoke, Sept. 2

Bill was a career engineer with the National Aeronautic and Space Administration, Langley Research Center. Duringmore than 40 years with NASA, he held numerous positions including Research Engineer, Project Engineer and Instrument Manager.

Sep 5


Charles Lee Gibson of Kitty Hawk, Sept. 3

Charlie was a semi-retired carpenter/cabinet maker and self-taught financial guru who had a passion for the stock market and trading. He loved his home, family, fishing, golf, a great meal and anything sweet.

Sep 4


George “Buck” Lyon Mann Jr. of Manteo, Sept. 2

A Manteo native born to George and Patsy (Bradshaw) Mann of Buck’s Seafood, Bucky grew up on the water and was an avid fisherman and hunter. Many remember him for his wonderful ability to tell a story.

Sep 4


Joseph Arthur McGee of Kitty Hawk, Aug. 31

Known to his grandchildren and family friends as "Papa Joe", he was a self-employed entrepreneur and landlord for most of his life. He always approached people with a positive attitude and treated everyone with kindness and fairness.

Sep 5


Ralph Hinton Hodges, formerly of Dare County, Sept. 2

Ralph enjoyed a long career as a real estate agent with a passion for golf, reading and travel. He served his community in countless ways and was an active member of the Kitty Hawk Rotary Club.

Sep 4


Lucy “Page” Nichols of Kill Devil Hills, Aug. 30

Gifted in many ways, her family knew Page as the talented one capable of anything from mosaic-making to jewelry crafting to furniture restoration. She loved history and was passionate about her family genealogy.

Sep 4


Walton L. “Little Walt” O’Neal Jr. of Ocracoke, Sept. 1

“Little Walt” worked for the Ferry Division for the NC Department of Transportation. He graduated from the Bainbridge High School in Bainbridge, GA, he loved fishing and was known to be a very generous person with a big heart.

Sep 4


William “Bill” Charles Shoemaker of Buxton, Sept. 2

After working one year in a printing shop he joined the United States Coast Guard where his first duty station was on Ocracoke Island, NC. Bill retired after proudly serving his country for 20 years as a Chief Boatswain Mate.

Sep 4


John “Scott” Linton of Kill Devil Hills, Aug. 28

Scott was an avid outdoorsman/adventurer who loved hunting, fishing, NASCAR (especially #3), and was proud to call himself a true Redneck. He adored joking around and pranking even the most innocent of bystanders.

Aug 30


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