Friends and family honor local acting legend in Carolina Beach

Posted by Laura Sinacori - email

CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WECT) - Sunday friends and family of former actor Pat Hingle set sail to commit Hingle's ashes to sea.

They gathered aboard the Royal Winner Princess to pay a tribute to Hingle, who would have turned 85 on Sunday.

He passed away in January after a long battle with cancer.  Hingle had moved to Carolina Beach 15 years ago after working on a movie there.

He dedicated much of his time to many local causes and helped young actors, while performing in many local productions on stage.

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