Michael “Mike” Herbert Coder of Kitty Hawk, January 26

By on January 28, 2022

Michael “Mike” Herbert Coder, 61, of Kitty Hawk, NC, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at N.C. Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill, NC, with his loving and devoted wife of thirty years, Mincie Smith Coder, by his side.

Mike is survived by his wife, Mincie, their five children, Andy Coder (Sarah Beacham), Dusty Coder, Colby and wife, Tabitha Coder, Remington Coder (Madison Hardy), all of Kitty Hawk, NC, and Chloe Coder (Reese Salamon) of West Palm Beach, FL; two grandchildren, Emerson Coder and Michael Coder; a brother and three sisters, Frances Evans of Kill Devil Hills, David Arant, Margaret Wells and Patty Hall, all of Texas; parents-in-law, Sammy and Jackie Smith of Kitty Hawk; three sisters-in-law, Monique Martin (Barry), Michelle Britton (Stan) and Melissa Ambrose (Roy); nephews and nieces, Sam Smith (Erica, Sawyer), Jennings Smith (Amanda), Billy Britton, Blake Ambrose, and Neviah Dobson, and several other nieces and nephews.

He was a loyal and dedicated employee of Barnhill Contracting Company since 1993.

Visitation will be held at Twiford Colony Chapel in Manteo on Tuesday, February 1, 2022, from 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm.

A graveside service will be held at Austin Cemetery in Kitty Hawk on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at 2:00 pm.

Throughout this time, the family will receive friends at the home of Sammy and Jackie Smith.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Red Cross Blood Drive.

Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks 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.



  • paul williams

    I was saddened when I heard that Mike had passed away. He and I worked together back min the 80s at Outer Banks Contractors. I also Delivered concrete to various jobs that he was doing for Barnhill. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family in your time of sorrow. Mike was a GOOD man and will be greatly missed

    Saturday, Jan 29 @ 11:04 am

    I was very sorry to learn that Mike had passed away. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

    Thursday, Feb 3 @ 10:53 am
  • Bonnie & Mojo Collins

    Mincie and family,

    We are so saddened to hear of your loss. Our prayers are with you for great comfort. I know his memory will be a blessing to each of you, Bonnie & Mojo

    Wednesday, Feb 9 @ 7:25 pm