|County||Name / Date / Cemetery||Description|
12/14/1902 – 12/6/1989
|Actress, most noted for her performance as “Aunt Bee” on the Andy Griffith Show TV series.|
She appeared in 10 films and 4 television series.
8/27/1916 – 10/19/1994
Fort Bragg Main Post Cemetery
Born Margaret Yvonne Teresa Reed, she joined her parents’ vaudeville act at three years old.
Ocracoke British Cemetery
|HMT (His Majesty’s Trawler) Bedfordshire is one of the many ships that were torpedoed off the coast of North Carolina during World War II, giving the area between Cape Hatteras and Cape Lookout the nickname “Torpedo Junction.|
|Iredell||Earnhardt Sr. , Dale|
4/29/1951 – 2/18/2001
|Auto Race Car Driver.|
A legend in the sport of race car driving, he was a 7-time NASCAR Winston Cup Champion.
12/24/1922 – 1/25/1990
Sunset Memorial Park
Born in a small town in North Carolina, after traveling to Virginia with her family for part of her childhood, she returned to the area to enjoy her teen years.
1/23/1898 – 3/2/1987
He was born George Randolph Crane in Orange County, Virginia while his parents were on a vacation.
|Montgomery||Warner, Henry F.|
8/23/1923 – 12/21/1944
|World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient.|
He was killed in action.
|New Hanover||Brinkley, David|
7/10/1920 – 6/12/2003
Brinkley was born on July 18, 1920, in Wilmington, North Carolina.
|Perquimans||Wolfman Jack (Robert Weston Smith)|
1/21/1938 – 7/1/1995
Smith Family Estate
|Disc Jockey, Actor, Entertainer.|
Born Robert Weston Smith in Brooklyn, New York.
|Richmond||Roussimoff, André ‘The Giant’|
5/19/1946 – 1/27/1993
Roussimoff Family Ranch Grounds
|Professional Wrestler, Actor.|
One of the largest athletes to participate in any sport, at his peak, he stood 7′ 4″ tall and weighed over 500 pounds.
|Surry||Bunker, Chang and Eng|
5/11/1811 – 1/17/1874
White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery
Born in the Mae Klong Valley, Samut Songkhram Province, Siam (present day Thailand) to a Chinese father, Ti-aye and a Chinese/Cham mother, Nok.