William Patrick Tobin, JR, 87, of Manns Harbor, died Tuesday, September 10, 2013, in Nags Head. Mr. Tobin was born in Tulare, South Dakota and was retired from El Cerrito High School in California as a teacher. He graduated from San Franciso State University and was assistant director of the Earth Science Institute at University of California at Berkley. Mr. Tobin served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy serving in the Battle of Okinawa.
He was the son of the late William P. Tobin, Sr and the late Cora Aiken Tobin and husband of the late Marnelle LeTendre Tobin.
Surviving are two daughters, Carole Smith and husband Bill of Elko, NV and Janet Tobin of Hercules, CA Jim Tobin and wife Tammy of Manns Harbor and Bill Tobin and wife of Sherie of El Dorado, CA; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A family memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to Guide Dogs For The Blind, P.O. Box 3950, San Rafael, CA 94912-3950.