James Flora Midgett
Manteo - James Flora Midgett, 76, of Manteo, passed away
Friday, February 23, 2018 after a brief illness. He was born March 29, 1941 in Rodanthe, NC
to Margaret Frances Cuthrell (Midgett) of Washington, NC and Warren Jerome Midgett of
Salvo, NC . James was an active member of Manteo Faith
In addition to his
parents, he is preceded in death by brothers, Edward Jerome (E.J.) Midgett,
Larry Lee Midgett and sisters, Elaine Midgett Daniels and Linda Midgett Bright.
James is survived by a son, Steven Midgett of New York state,
and brothers Donald Midgett (Dianne) of Rocky Mount and Anthony Welch Midgett
(Carol) of Fredericksburg, Va. , as well as many grandchildren, nieces and
James spent most of his career as a carpenter and truck
driver for several construction companies in North Carolina and Virginia and
retired home to Dare County in 2007 to enjoy his real passion of fishing. He was an enthusiastic participant of the
Dare County Center senior programs in Manteo.
James will be remembered as a gentle man with a big heart,
always ready with a smile and a joke to brighten your day. He leaves behind his extended family, cousins Cedric Grgurich and Joey Grgurich and
wife Louise of Manteo and treasured friends Joyce Bell, Dolly Rush, Sandy Scarborough,
Officer Doug Moore, and others too numerous to be acknowledged
An informal memorial service will be held Thursday, March 1
at 6:30 pm at Faith Baptist Church, Burnside Rd., Manteo. Pastor Steve Rhodes will officiate. All are invited to join Jamesí family in the
Fellowship Hall for a casual gathering over light refreshments.
Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. of Nags Head, NC is entrusted with arrangements
for cremation. Condolences to the family
may be expressed via the online register at www.gallopfuneralservices.com.