BELHAVEN, N.C. (WNCT)- According to Paul Funeral Home, former-Belhaven Mayor and current-councilman Dr. Charles Boyette passed away at the age of 81.
WNCT’s Josh Birch was able to confirm that Boyette died of a sudden heart attack, and it was a shock to people there.
The funeral arrangements for Dr. Boyette are not completed.
He was very instrumental in reopening the hospital in Belhaven.
During last year’s local elections, Boyette, who served as Mayor of Belhaven for 30 years and held a seat on the Town Council for seven, was in support of the hospital.