Roger Venton Best

Published 5:44 am Thursday, October 18, 2018

Roger Venton Best, 84, of Stumpy Point died Friday, October 12 at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.

A native of Stumpy Point, he was born July 11, 1934, to the late Thelma Hooper Best and Guy Venton Best.

A Korean War veteran, Roger served his country honorably with the United States Marine Corps. He spent his career as a commercial fisherman, was very active at Bayview Chapel and an Elder of the church.

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Roger is survived his wife Wanda Midgett Best; daughter Cathy Elliot (John); son Roger Scott Best (Lisa); grandchildren Patrick Capps and Maggie Howard (Andy) and a great-grandson.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 20 at Bayview Chapel with Pastor Dean Jarvis officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Bayview Chapel, 283 Bayview Drive, Stumpy Point, NC 27978.

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