In Memory

Louis Otis Lugo

Louis Otis Lugo, 85, of Morehead City, passed away Friday, 19 April 2013, at Carteret General Hospital.  Louis served in the U.S. Army and later retired from the U.S. Postal Service. He was very athletic in his younger years and enjoyed golfing, scuba diving and surfing; he even built his own long board. He also built his own 33-foot Yawl, The Capitana. He was a lifetime member of U.S. Power Squadrons at 50 years and a lifetime member of the NRA.

He is survived by six nieces and nephews: Tony Cortina and wife Linda Kimbell of Raleigh; Amy Fariss and husband Tony of Raleigh; Mike Cortina and partner Darrell Renfroe of Charlotte; Catherine Cortina of Raleigh; Chrissy Cortina and husband Jeff Crews of Durham; and Ann Fields and husband Dan of Raleigh; and seven great nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Carrie Thomas Lugo, wife Frances Lugo, and sister Amy L. Cortina.

A graveside service was held at Gethsemane Memorial Park with the Rev. Manley Rose officiating. Arrangements were made by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City.

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