Robert Norman Pokelwaldt

Published 12:46 pm Saturday, January 19, 2019

August 11, 1936 – January 14, 2019

Southern Shores – Robert Norman Pokelwaldt of Southern Shores, NC passed away peacefully on January 14, 2019.  He was born in North Tonawanda, New York on August 11, 1936, to Norman and Charlotte Pokelwaldt.  He had a successful business career and enjoyed work as much as play.

Robert is survived by his wife of 58 years, Laurie.  He also leaves behind a son and daughter, a beloved brother and sister, and five amazing grandchildren.  He has numerous nieces and nephews whom he adored.

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He will be remembered for his incredible generosity, his love of adventure, and his ability to light up a room.

A Christian funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at Holy Redeemer by the Sea Catholic Church in Kitty Hawk, NC, with Deacon Al Hallatt officiating. A reception will follow at Duck Woods Country Club.

In lieu of flowers, please donate in his memory to the Buffalo State University scholarship program, the Outer Banks Community Foundation, or the Outer Banks Relief Foundation.

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