Leonard Meeker, 1916 – 2014: an extraordinary life

Para leer en español, haga clic aquíPour lire en français, cliquez ici. December 4, 2014By Peter Vankevich Leonard Carpenter Meeker, after a long period of declining health,...

Captain Reid Robinson: 1954 to 2021

Captain Reid William Robinson, 67, of Ocracoke, died at his home Saturday, Oct. 9. Born Sept. 16, 1954, in Baltimore, Maryland, he was a son...

Remembering Kathy O’Neal: 1953 to 2020

An undated photo of Kathy O'Neal. Doris Katherine Hoggard O’Neal, 66, of Ocracoke, died on June 15. She was the wife of David Farrow O’Neal Jr. Born,...

Island friend John Golden: 1941 to 2021

The Ocracoke community and many others mourn the death Friday night of John Golden, 79, of Wilmington. He was married to Mary Ellen Golden. Born March...

Isaac ‘Ikey’ Delano O’Neal Jr.: 1961-2021

Ocracoke lost a native son, Isaac “Ikey” Delano O’Neal Jr. on May 17, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Born in Sea Level, Carteret...

Ocracoke character Captain Carl “Bigfoot” Olshenske: 1944 to 2021

Capt. Carl Olshenske, 77, died unexpectedly on Sept. 22 in his home in Islamorada, Florida. Born on March 20, 1944, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he was...

Retired lawyer, former commissioner John Fletcher: 1938 to 2020

Editor's note: This story corrected Mr. Fletcher's place of death, which was in Greenville and not at his home on Ocracoke. Ocracoke Islander John S....

John Ivey Wells helped launch fine dining on Ocracoke

John Ivey Wells, 76, of Ocracoke died at home May 24 after a long fight with cancer.

Obituary: Elizabeth Parsons

Elizabeth Parsons, 81, of Ocracoke,  died on Saturday, Jan. 30. Elizabeth was a daughter of the late James and Elizabeth Williams.  Elizabeth was a self-taught folk artist...

Obituary: Zoe Ramirez-Ramirez–Updated

Updated, March 5, 2020 Zoe Ramirez-Ramirez, 4, of Ocracoke, died unexpectedly Saturday, Feb. 29.  Gail Covington, a Hyde County medical examiner, said that per the North...