Isaac “Ikey” Delano O’Neal, Jr.

Ocracoke lost a native son, Isaac “Ikey” Delano O’Neal, Jr. on May 17, 2021, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC.

Ikey was born in Sea Level, NC. He worked for the Dare County Sanitation Department and was a commercial fisherman. He was the son of the late Louise Tolleson O’Neal and the late Isaac D. “Ikey D” O’Neal, Sr.

He is survived by one daughter, Lucy Louise O’Neal of Ocracoke. He is survived by his uncle Lewis Tolleson, III of Florida, and two aunts Judy Garrish and Linda Gaskill both of Ocracoke. He was preceded in death by his aunt Maxine Mason also of Ocracoke.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Life Saving Church – Ocracoke Assembly of God on Saturday, August 28, 2021, at 2:00 PM with Pastor Ivey Belch officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Life Saving Church – Ocracoke Assembly of God located at 459 Lighthouse Rd / PO Box 68, Ocracoke, NC 27960. All other donations may be made to the Ocracoke Interfaith Relief & Recovery Team “OIRRT” at PO Box 415, Ocracoke, NC 27960 which helped Ikey repair his home after the damage caused by Hurricane Dorian in 2019.

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