Norman LeRoy Cahoon Sr.

Published 9:27 am Wednesday, May 27, 2020

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Norman LeRoy Cahoon Sr., 85, of East Lake, died May 24, 2020.

A native of East Lake, he was born on April 15, 1935 to the late Christine Simmons Cahoon and Wilbur Wright Cahoon.

Norman was a retired brickmason and commercial fisherman.

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He is survived by daughter Christine Burgess of Manns Harbor; sons Norman Cahoon Jr. of Manns Harbor, Wilbur Cahoon of Manns Harbor, Loubet Cahoon of Wanchese and Barry Cahoon of Manns Harbor; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sister Faye Terry of Jonesville, Va.; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by wife Violet Spruill Cahoon; sisters Marcelene Basnight and Illa Mae Ambrose; and brothers Fowler Miller Cahoon Sr., Herman Cahoon and Roger Cahoon Sr.

A funeral will be held on at 2 p.m. on May 29 at Twiford Colony Chapel, Manteo. Burial will take place at the East Lake Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Twiford Funeral Home (PO Box 595, Manteo, NC 27954) to help offset funeral expenses.

Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family. Condolences may be shared at