Ronald Vincent LeBude of Kill Devil Hills, January 9

By on January 10, 2020

Ronald Vincent LeBude, 79, of Kill Devil Hills, NC died Thursday, January 9, 2020, at his home.

Born in Philadelphia, PA on August 10, 1940, he was the son of the late Regina Elizabeth Schluppe LeBude and Jean Vincent LeBude.

After 21-years of service to his country as a diver, “Frenchie” retired from the United States Navy. His second retirement would come 27-years later from the Norfolk Naval Shipyard as a diver.

Ronald is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Hillman LeBude; three children, Regina Humphrey (Jimmie) of Suffolk, VA, Neil LeBude (Geannine) of Burlington, NJ, and Anthony V. LeBude (Mollie) of Saluda, NC; five grandchildren, Matthew, Mark and Brent Humphrey all of Suffolk, VA and Simon and Carina LeBude of Saluda, NC; and one brother, John LeBude (Janice) of Mt. Laurel, NJ.

In addition to his parents, Ronald was preceded in death by his first wife, Johan McKinnion LeBude.

In keeping with his wishes, there will be no service at this time.  Memorial donations may be made to Dare Home Health and Hospice, PO Box 669, Manteo, NC 27954.

Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories can be shared at

Dare County Animal Shelter

Sealed bids for completion of the Dare County Animal Shelter will be received on February 11, 2020, in the 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 2/3/2020. 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 the Whiting-Turner Building Connected site and will be available until the bid due date. All subcontractors are responsible for emailing 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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