HATTERAS — Leon Richard Scarborough, Sr., 82, passed peacefully after a battle with cancer, in his home in Hendersonville, NC on February 7, 2019 — 3 weeks before his 83rd birthday. Born and raised in Hatteras, NC, he was the son of the late Fulton and Wilma Scarborough. He proudly served in the United States […] Obituaries | Full Article
GARNER – Sherry Wilson Midgette, 69, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2019.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, February 15, 2019 at Garner United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the funeral at the church. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, February 18, 2019 in Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh.
MANTEO – Dr. Frank Thomas (Tom) Wooten, III of Manteo, NC died at home on February 11, 2019. He was born Sept. 24, 1935 in Chadbourn, NC. Tom was the son of the late Katherine McRae Wooten and Frank Thomas Wooten, Jr. Tom graduated from Chadbourn High School in 1952 and from the McCallie School […] Obituaries | Full Article
NAGS HEAD — went peacefully into the Lord’s arms on Monday, February 4, 2019. Born on October 30, 1927 in Walnut Cove, NC, Dennis was 91. He was predeceased by his father, Charlie Mabe, his mother, Pearlie Stephens Mabe, his sister, Mozelle Mabe Walker and brother, William Mabe. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Botts Mabe, his daughter, Paula Gay Mabe Johnson, his son-in-law, Larry Johnson, his stepsons, Robert Michael Greenwood and Steven Russell Greenwood, his granddaughter, Claire Taylor Johnson and grandsons, Robert Michael Greenwood, Jr. and Kyle Connor Greenwood, his sister, Lucille Mabe Harris, and brother, Charlie Mabe, Jr., many nieces and nephews and friends.
SKINNERSVILLE — Arnold G. Tolson, Jr. transitioned to be with The Lord February 6, 2019 at his Skinnersville, NC home after a lengthy illness. He was the son of the late Arnold and Inez Tolson Sr. of Manteo, NC. Arnold was 76. Arnold was raised in Manteo, NC where he developed into an expert waterman. […] Obituaries | Full Article
KILL DEVIL HILLS — Fred R. Travis, Jr. or as most knew him “Rick” passed of natural causes on Thursday February 7, 2019 at the family home in Kill Devil Hills, NC. He was 50. Rick was born November 5, 1968 in Parkersburg, WV. His step-father Garva Eagle preceded him in death several years ago. […] Obituaries | Full Article
NAGS HEAD — William L. Wright, Jr. or “Bill – Buck” as he was best known passed away at the family home in Nags Head, NC February 8, 2019. Bill-Buck was born September 13, 1938 to the lateWilliam L. Wright and Louise Thomas Wright in Newport News, VA. He is survived by his wife Grace of […] Obituaries | Full Article
BUXTON — Georgie Mae Liles South passed away in Kill Devil Hills, NC at Spring Arbor of the Outer Banks on February 3, 2019 Mrs. Mrs. South was born in Gates County, NC and was the daughter of the late Charles Madison Liles and Emma Lee Voight Liles. In addition to her parents, she was […] Obituaries | Full Article
KITTY HAWK — David “Dave” C. Trout, 76, of Kitty Hawk, NC passed away on Sunday February 3, 2019 at Chesapeake Memorial Hospital in Virginia as a result of complications from an auto accident. Born September 6, 1942 in Trenton, NJ he was the beloved son of the late Cordelia and Henry Trout and brother […] Obituaries | Full Article
COLINGTON — Luther L. Bateman, 89, a longtime resident of Colington passed away January 27, 2019, in Elizabeth City. Luther served honorably in the United States Army during the Korean War era. After wartime, he founded his own refrigeration company which he ran successfully for many years. Luther is preceded in death by three children, […] Obituaries | Full Article
MANTEO -- Karen Ruth Young Phillips, 75, of Manteo, NC died Friday, January 25, 2019, at Peak Resources – Outer Banks. Born in Massillon, OH on July 18, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Ruth Bayes Young and Frank Young.
BUXTON -- Roberto (Bob) Reyes, 62, of Buxton, NC went home to be with the Lord on Monday, January 21, 2019, at his home. He was born August 20, 1956, in Corpus Christi, TX to Angelia Reyes of Hammond, IN and the late Jose Reyes.
SOUTHERN SHORES -- William Bruce Aitkenhead, 94, of Palm Harbor, FL died Saturday, January 19, 2019, at his home in Southern Shores, NC. A native of Holyoke, MA, he was born March 15, 1924, to the late Jessie Duff Mill and William B. Aitkenhead.
MANTEO -- On January 20, 2019, Hulda “Carolyn” Midgett Johnson, 87, of Manteo, NC finished her race of life and joined her Lord in heaven. She was born on December 11, 1931, to the late George and Beatrice Midgett.
SALVO – Kay Ann Barnes, 58, of Salvo, North Carolina passed away on Saturday, January 19, at 6:35 PM. Kay was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother. She was a well-known member of the tri-village community on Hatteras Island, but was born in Norfolk, Virginia and raised in Creeds, Virginia. She was the youngest [...] Obituaries | Full Article
Sharon Peele Ludwick, 76, a native of Hatteras, passed peacefully in her sleep surrounded by family on December 24th2018 in Cocoa Florida. She was a cancer survivor and had been battling dementia/Alzheimers for several years. Daughter of the late Frazier and Viola Peele, Sharon is survived by her husband of 56 years, Carl Ludwick and [...] Obituaries | Full Article
Alan L. Gaskins (Gonzo) passed away at 57 years of age on Friday, January 4th at Obici Hospital. Alan was born on May 4th, 1961 and was a life-long resident of Jolliff Rd in Chesapeake VA. He graduated from Faith Christian School in 1979 and Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL in 1984. He owned Alan [...] Obituaries | Full Article
Wesley Boyd Rimmer, 36, of Kinnakeet, NC, left his loving family and friends to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on January 14, 2019. He leaves behind his loving mother April Rimmer of Kinnakeet, and father Franklin Rimmer of Virginia Beach. “The Aunts” Donna Funkhouser and her husband Danny, Ame Virgo, and Joni [...] Obituaries | Full Article
SOUTHERN SHORES -- Robert Norman Pokelwaldt of Southern Shores, NC passed away peacefully on January 14, 2019. He was born in North Tonawanda, New York on August 11, 1936, to Norman and Charlotte Pokelwaldt. He had a successful business career and enjoyed work as much as play.
AVON -- Ina Faye Reid of Avon, NC, daughter of Hilton and Lula Powell Clark, passed away peacefully at Peak Resources- Outer Banks, Nags Head, North Carolina on January 8, 2019. She is predeceased by her parents, four brothers and one sister. She is survived by her long-time companion Cecil Stanley Williams, Jr.
KITTY HAWK – Gary Matthew Reynolds, 67, of Kitty Hawk, entered eternal life Saturday, January 12, 2019, surrounded by family. Known as ‘Radical Rigger’ throughout the Music Industry, he passed from kidney failure but had been ill for several years with heart disease and had waited for a heart transplant that regrettably never came. He [...] Obituaries | Full Article
Wayne Blessing, 95, of Greensboro passed away on Friday, January 4, 2019. Wayne was born on November 12, 1923 in Brooklyn, New York to the late Earle and Pearle Blessing. He is preceded in death by his parents; beloved wife, Elizabeth Betty Blessing; brother, Kenneth Blessing, and special nephew Richard LePage. He is survived by [...] Obituaries | Full Article