Updated November 27 , 2011.




Isaac Doxey
Isaac & son Colin

William Colin DOXEY, 98, died September 10, 2009 at Seaside Nursing Home. He was born October 9, 1910 in Currituck, NC, to the late Isaac DOXEY and Mollie Sears DOXEY. Colin grew up on Mackey Island, NC, and spent many years there. During his time, Joseph P. Knapp arranged for Colin to attend school in New Jersey to become a duckologist. In 1945, he built his home on Knotts Island and worked as a carpenter his remaining adult life. His love of life hobby was raising a garden year-round and giving away its fruits of labor to family and friends.

Colin was predeceased by his loving wife, Zora W. DOXEY, and his sister, Clara D. IRVING of Knotts Island. Left to cherish his memory are his sister, Louise D. FALCONER of Virginia Beach, VA, several nieces, nephews and great nieces and great nephews. A funeral service will be held at 3:00pm on Sunday at Knotts Island Methodist Church and conducted by Rev. Frank JENNINGS and Rev. David CUNNINGHAM. Viewing will be held at the church one hour prior to the funeral services. Burial will follow in the Knotts Island Cemetery. A reception will follow at the church social hall.

Zora Waterfield DOXEY, 80, died April 16 in Hillhaven Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was a retired vault attendant for Nations Bank and a member of Knotts Island United Methodist Church. She was the daughter of the late Onie and Gertrude Dudley WATERFIELD and was recently preceded in death by a sister, Wanita LEPP. She is survived by her husband, William Colin DOXEY of Knotts Island; two sisters: Louise HEATH of Virginia Beach, Va. and Margaret TROUT of Norfolk, Va.; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service was set for Knotts Island United Methodist Church Saturday at 11 a.m. by the Rev. Frank JENNINGS with burial to follow in Knotts Island Cemetery. (The Coastland Times – Sunday, April 20, 1997; pg. 10A)

November 27, 2011. From Joesey Irving
Zora Waterfield Doxey. Born 5/14/1916 and died 4/16/1997. Age 80.
William Colin Doxey. Born 10/9/1910 and died 9/10/2009. Age 98.
Clara Doxey Irving. Born 4/9/1906 and died 6/24/2008. Age 102.