William “Bill” Sherman Pinner

Published 12:30 pm Thursday, September 20, 2018

William “Bill” Sherman Pinner, 92, of Manns Harbor, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at the Gates House.

A native of Dare County, he was born in Buffalo City on June 19, 1926, to the late Evalina Duvall Pinner and William S. Pinner.

Bill served his country honorably with the United States Army. In 1987, he retired from civil service duties in the facilities maintenance division at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point. He was also a member of Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church.

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Bill is survived by his wife, Aleta Craddock Pinner; a daughter, Bett Pinner Beasley of Manns Harbor; two sons, William R. Pinner (Marie) of Raleigh and James Kevin Pinner of Manns Harbor; two grandchildren, Nicki Kobielnik (Todd) and Ashley Marie Pinner (Kris); and four great-grandchildren, Bradley, Faith, Aveline, and Cameron.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, three brothers, and a son-in-law, Jim Beasley.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, at Twiford Colony Chapel, Manteo with Rev. Jerald Craddock and Rev. Charles Daly officiating. The family will receive friends and relatives one hour prior to the service. Private burial will take place at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, PO Box 95, Manns Harbor, NC 27953.

Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at www.TwifordFH.com.