Claudius I. ‘Bud’ Vermilye of Kill Devil Hills, June 22

By on June 27, 2018

Claudius I. “Bud” Vermilye, 89, died at his home June 22, 2018 where he retired in 1997. He was born in 1928 in Bayside, New York where he graduated from PS 41 and Bayside High School.

During those years he was an active member of the Bayside Yacht Club, racing his Comet Class sailboat. He attended All Saints Episcopal Church Bayside where he was an acolyte and a lay reader. He was a member of St. Timothy’s Church in Catonsville, Maryland briefly when his family lived there.

Bud served in the US Air Force for four years during the Korean War, based in Clark Air Force Base, the Philippines as a staff sergeant. There he was a lay reader conducting the morning prayer services and preaching weekly.

He then graduated from Tusculum College of Greenville, TN and the School of Theology in Sewanee TN. Ordained in 1948, Bud was assigned priest in charge of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church and later a rector at St. Ann’s Episcopal Church in Tifton, GA for two years.

Bud worked as an office manager and in outside sales while serving the Diocese of Tennessee and directing the Boy’s Farm of Roarks Cove in TN. There he was a member of the Tennessee Corrections Association and president of the Franklin County Mental Health Association publishing articles on juvenile delinquency.

Bud taught at the River Bend High School in Nashville until 1987. He was a certified nurse assistant at St. Clare’s Hospital in New York City specializing in care of AIDS patients. Other nursing assignments followed, including at North Shore University Hospital and with hospice duty with Visiting Nurses of Colorado.

Bud was preceded in death by his son, William Mark and his wife, Ann Margaret. His survivors include four children; Carol Ann, Mary Louise, Gretchen Margaret, and Steven Enoch as well as two grandsons, Isaac and Michael and other family members.

In accordance with Bud’s wishes the family has no plans for a memorial service. Condolences to the family may be expressed via the online register at

Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.

Dare County Animal Shelter

Sealed bids for completion of the Dare County Animal Shelter will be received on February 11, 2020, in Dare County Administration Building, 954 Marshall C. Collins Drive, Manteo, NC, for 01-Fencing, 03- Concrete, 04-Masonry, 05-Metals/ Steel, 06-Casework, 07-Roofing, 07-Caulking, 08-Glass and Glazing, 08-Doors, Frames and Hardware, 08-Overhead Doors, 09-Drywall, 09-Flooring, 09-Painting, 10- Specialties, 12- Furnishings, 21-Fire Protection, 23-Mechanical & Plumbing, 26-Electrical, 31-Sitework and 32-Landscaping.

This project will be bid and awarded in accordance with North Carolina law. Sealed proposals from Contractors will be received until 1:00 p.m. All bidders must submit for prequalification by 2:00pm on 1/24/2020. Bids submitted by non-prequalified bidders will not be considered. All bids will be opened and read aloud starting at 2:00 p.m. of the bid day. Bids must be delivered in person and on the supplied Bid Form and include a bid deposit worth 5% of the total bid value. Electronic and faxed bids will NOT be accepted or reviewed. All times are local prevailing times.

Information requests concerning the project shall be submitted in writing to: Alex Palagyi of The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company via email (

Bidding material, prequalification material, and complete plans and specifications may be obtained from theWhiting-Turner Building Connected site and will be available until the bid due date. All subcontractors are responsible for emailing Alex Palagyi (alex.palagyi@ for access to the Building Connected site.

The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company and Dare County reserve the right to reject any and all bids, waive informalities and irregularities in bidding, and to accept bids which are considered to be in the best interest of the County. The Whiting Turner Contracting Company and Dare County also reserve the right to require any bidder to submit information needed to determine if said bidder is responsible within the meaning of N.C. Gen. Stat. 143-129.


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