James D. Wilkins of Shiloh, May 10

By on May 12, 2022

James Donald Wilkins, age 78, of Shiloh, NC died on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at his home.  Born in Grand Rapids, MN on June 15, 1943 to the late James C. Wilkins and Nellie Bignall Taylor, he was the widower of Pamela Wilkins.  Mr. Wilkins served his country honorably in the U. S. Army.  After serving, he worked as  a truck driver and also owned and operated Wilkins Grocery.  He was a member of Riddle Pentecostal Holiness Church.

He is survived by a daughter, Jami Wilkins of Shiloh; a son, James Wilkins (Shelley) of Durham, NC; two brothers, Jerry Wilkins of AZ and Jack Wilkins of MT; a half-sister, Carol Venlet of MI; two grandchildren, Olivia Wilkins and Isla Wilkins; two sisters-in-law, Jo Ann Young and Linda Primaky of Elizabeth City; many nieces and nephews; and Jenny Spivey and her children, Kevin and Aubree who he loved as his own child and grandchildren.

A funeral service with military honors will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at Riddle Pentecostal Holiness Church, 945 S. Sandy Hook Road, Shiloh, NC  27974 with the Rev. Jon Mason officiating.  Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 is serving the Wilkins family.  Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com.  In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hyland Boulevard, Staten Island, NY10306 or online at t2t.org/donate/.61




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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