William “Billy” Potter Garrish, Jr. : 1942 to 2017

William “Billy” Potter Garrish, Jr., 74, of Ocracoke, died on April 6 in Peak Resources – Outer Banks, Nags Head. He was the husband of Agnes...

James Kenneth Gordon: 1935 to 2017

Islander James Kenneth Gordon, Sr., died unexpectedly at his home Dec. 28. He was 82 years old. He was the husband of Joyce, to whom he...

Gisela Agnes Zastrow: 1939-2015

By Connie Leinbach Islander  Gisela Agnes Zastrow, 76, died Saturday, Aug. 1, in the Outer Banks Hospital in Nags Head.  Born in Ruhland, Germany, in 1939,...

Gaynelle Spencer Tillett: 1936 to 2018

Gaynelle Spencer Tillett, 81, died Friday (April 13) in her Ocracoke home. A native of Ocracoke, Gaynelle was the daughter of the late Herman...

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.
Julian M. Brown of Gloucester, Carteret County, NC

Julian M. Brown, 1937 to 2017, supplied Ocracoke with fresh seafood

Julian Monroe Brown, Sr., 79, of Gloucester, Carteret County, died unexpectedly on April 24 at his home. Brown, who was known as “Beartrap” and “J.M.,”...

Carlton Ward Garrish: 1931 to 2018

Carlton Ward Garrish, 87, of Ocracoke, died Friday, Dec. 14, at his home. A native of Ocracoke, he was born June 18, 1931, to the...

Marcia Hamilton Lacks: 1942 to 2018

Marcia Hamilton Lacks, 76, of Ocracoke, died Wednesday, June 27, in Sentara Albemarle Medical Center. Born April 10, 1942, in Richmond, Virginia, she was...

Ocracoke native Ellen Marie (Fulcher) Cloud dies

Ocracoke native Ellen Marie (Fulcher) Cloud, 76, of Morehead City, died Saturday, Dec. 3, in Carteret Health Care. A celebration of life will be held...

Island son James Barrie Gaskill: 1943-2017

The island was saddened to learn of the death yesterday of island son James Barrie Gaskill, 74. Born in Carteret County on April 20,...