Obituary for Thomas Midgett

William Thomas Midgett November 1, 1949 – October 4, 2017
William Thomas Midgett November 1, 1949 – October 4, 2017
William Thomas Midgett, 67, of Ocracoke, NC died Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at his home.

Born in Morehead City, he was the son of the late Betty Louise Williams Midgett and Ralph Midgett.

A United States Army Veteran, William served his country honorably during the Vietnam War. He then retired from the NCDOT – Ferry Division and also worked for the National Park Service. William was a Mason and loved fishing, gardening and spending time with his family.

William is survived by his wife, Pamela Scarborough Midgett; three daughters, Kimberly Midgett O’Neal (Reginald O’Neal, Jr.), Merrian Elizabeth Midgett (Christopher Howarth), and Erin Michelle O’Neal (Chad O’Neal) all of Ocracoke; a son, Shanon Patrick Eiben (Suzanne Francis Eiben) of Frisco; four grandchildren, Cody Pinter, Payce Howarth, Carter O’Neal, and William Ross Francis; and a brother, Gerald Edward Midgett of Ocracoke.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at Ocracoke United Methodist Church with Rev. Richard Bryant officiating. If you'd like to bring food, please drop it off at the Rec Hall anytime after 12 noon. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Ocracoke United Methodist Church, PO Box 278, Ocracoke, NC 27960.


Twiford Funeral Home, Hatteras is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at


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