Robert William Belvin of Wanchese, May 25

By on May 30, 2024

September 20, 1967 ‚Äď May 25, 2024

Robert William Belvin, loving father, devoted husband, and cherished friend, passed away after a hard battle against cancer on Saturday, May 25, 2024, at the age of 56. Robert, known for his kind heart and quick wit, touched the lives of all who knew him.

As a resident of Wanchese NC, Robert was a dedicated member of his community, always willing to lend a helping hand and share a laugh with those around him. His passion for roofing, his animals, and survivalism brought joy to many, and his love for his family was unwavering.

Preceded in death by his mother, Mavis Eager of Manteo, NC, Robert is survived by his beloved wife, Shannon Lasater of Wanchese, NC, two sons; Joseph Roebuck of Greenville, NC and Devin Kilgore of Wanchese, NC, four daughters; Jamie Bishop of Elizabeth City, NC, Darlene Lane of Jacksonville, NC, Zoenova Barnes of Greenville, NC, and Carlie English of Camden, NC, as well as being survived by a sister Penny Elliot of Manteo, NC and her son, James Tisdale of Elizabeth City, NC, all who will forever cherish the memories they shared with him. His warm smile, wise advice, and generous spirit will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations be made to the family‚Äôs GoFundMe in honor of Robert’s memory.

Rest in peace, Robert William Belvin. Your legacy of love and laughter will live on in the hearts of those who were fortunate enough to have known you.

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


Barnhill Building Group has been selected as the Construction Manager @ Risk by the College of the Albemarle and is seeking to pre-qualify construction trade contractors to submit bids for the furnishing labor, materials, equipment, and tools for the new College of The Albemarle – Allied Health Sciences Simulation Lab (COA Health Sciences) located in Elizabeth City, NC. Please note: Only subcontractors who have been prequalified by Barnhill will be able to submit a Bid.

The project consists of the new construction of a 38,000-sf, 2-story expansion to the existing Owens Health Sciences Center and will house classrooms, labs, and a simulation lab. The site is just over just over 4.5 acres and is located on an active campus. This new construction will be a steel structure with a brick and metal panel veneer, curtainwall, and storefront glazing with a PVC roof membrane.

Principal trade and specialty contractors are solicited for the following Bid Packages:

BP0100: General Trades

BP0105: Final Cleaning

BP0390: Turnkey Concrete

BP0400: Turnkey Masonry

BP0500: Structural Steel & Misc. Steel

BP0740: RooÔ¨Āng

BP0750: Metal Panels

BP0790: Caulking / Caulking

BP0800: Turnkey Doors/Frames/Hardware

BP0840: Glass & Glazing

BP0925: Drywall

BP0960: Resilient Flooring

BP0980: Acoustical Ceilings

BP0990: Painting & Wallcovering

BP1005: Toilet Specialties / Accessories / Division 10

BP1010: Signage

BP1098: Demountable Partitions

BP1230: Finish Carpentry and Casework

BP1250: Window Treatment

BP1400: Elevators

BP2100: Fire Protection

BP2200: Plumbing

BP2300: HVAC

BP2600: Turnkey Electrical

BP3100: Turnkey Sitework

BP3290: Landscaping

Packages may be added and/or deleted at the discretion of the Construction Manager. Historically underutilized business firms are encouraged to complete participation submittals.

HUB/MWBE OUTREACH MEETING: Barnhill Building Group will be conducting a HUB/MWBE Informational Session. You are encouraged to attend the following session to learn more about project participation opportunities available to you. These seminars will help to: Learn about project and scope; Inform and train Minority/HUB contractors in preparation for bidding this project; Assist in registration on the State of North Carolina Vendor link; Stimulate opportunities for Networking with other firms. Location and time TBD. Please visit our planroom at for more information.

Interested contractors should submit their completed prequalification submittals, by July 22, 2024, to Meredith Terrell at or hardcopies can be mailed to Barnhill Contracting Company PO Box 31765 Raleigh, NC 27622 (4325 Pleasant Valley Road, NC 27612).


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