Richard Wayne Wingate

Published 4:54 am Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Richard Wayne Wingate, 85, of Kitty Hawk died Thursday, October 4 at Peak Resources – Outer Banks.

Born in Baltimore, Md. on February 8, 1933, he was the son of the late Harriett Weitzel and Nathaniel Wingate.

A Korean War veteran, he served his country honorably in the United States Army’s 82nd Airborne Division. He would later retire as an accountant.

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In addition to his parents, Wayne was preceded in death by his daughter, Susan Wingate, who died October 1.

Wayne is survived by his wife, Betty Ann Gorsuch Wingate; daughter Kathleen Wingate (Michael Warnstedt); son Douglas Wingate (Alicia); grandchildren Jonathan and Cara Wingate, Stephen, Christen, and Lauren Limberopoulos: two great-grandchildren and sister Beverly Karzak.

A memorial service for Wayne and his daughter Susan will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 3 at Twiford Colony Chapel, Manteo.

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