Lester Frederick Gammeter, Jr. of Elizabeth City, January 14

By on January 21, 2022

Lester Frederick Gammeter, Jr., 71, of Elizabeth City, NC died Friday, January 14, 2022, at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

Born in Monroe, WI on January 15, 1950, he was the son of the late Rose Mary Pfister and Lester Frederick Gammeter.

Lester served his country honorably retiring from the United States Navy. He loved reading and spent most of his time in the library.

Lester was the loving husband of Elizabeth Gibbs Gammeter. Also, surviving are three daughters, Julia Gammeter of NC, Shania Shelton of NC, and Brittany Bagley of NY; four sons, Henry Gammeter of FL, Randolph Vaassen of NC, Kevin Shelton, Jr. of NC, and Ronald Bagley of NC; seven grandchildren, Kendrick, Josiah, Elizabeth, Ivy, Laya, Dominique, and Koda; and two sisters, Linda and Heidi.

No services are planned at this time. Memorial donations may be made to the Pasquotank County Library, 100 East Colonial Ave, Elizabeth City, NC 27909. To plant a tree in memory of Lester or send flowers to the family, please visit www.TwifordFH.com/send-flowers.

Twiford Funeral Homes, Elizabeth City is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.TwifordFH.com.




County Dare, North Carolina
Dare County Tourism Board

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Visitors Bureau will hold a public meeting to review the plans for an Outer Banks Event Center. The meeting will take place on Monday, June 6, 2022 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Keeper’s Galley building at Haven on the Banks, 115 Dove Street, Nags Head North Carolina 27959.

Still in the conceptual phase, the Event Center is intended to provide suitable and flexible space for year-round events, concerts, sports, meetings, smaller tradeshows, galas and any number of other uses. Learn more about the benefits for visitors and residents and how the Event Center is planned to complement the new Soundside boardwalk that is being designed.

Staff will be on hand to answer any questions. For additional information, please visit our Event Center FAQ page.


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