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Doug W.  Daughtry
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Mr. Douglas Whitfield Daughtry, 75, of Dunn died Sunday morning at Betsy Johnson Hospital. He was born in Wayne County on September 17, 1942 to the late William Edgar and Elma Lancaster Daughtry. He was preceded in death by his sister, Betty C. May. 

Doug was a 1960 graduate of Jacksonville High School. He served in the U.S. Army from 1962 to 1965; he was a member of the National Honor Guard in 1962 and was stationed in Germany from 1963 to 1965. He received a BS degree from UNC Wilmington in 1971. Doug worked with for CP&L for almost 30 years, retiring in 1997 as a marketing director. He also worked as a tax appraiser for Harnett County from 1998 until 2011. 

Doug was a 32rd degree Mason; he was a member of the Neil Stewart Lodge #556 in Erwin, and a member of the Wilmington Scottish Rite. He was also a member of Sudan Temple in New Bern, and the Dunn Shrine Club, where he was a Past President. He was Co-Chairman of the Crippled Childrens Committee from 1987 to 1999, a member of the Dunn Flag Unit and a member of the Order of Jesters. He was a past president of Dunn Lions Club, a member of the American Legion Post 59, where he was a past commander and part of the 40/8 in 1977 and Chef De Gare in 1987. 

A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home by Rev. Howard Dudley. Burial will follow in Erwin Memorial Park. 

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Jan Daughtry, two sons, Kevin Daughtry and wife Mary Beth of Raleigh, Larry Daughtry and wife Parrish of Dunn, a brother, Roger Daughtry of Goldsboro, five grandchildren; Colin and Cade Daughtry, Carter, Reece and Kole Daughtry. 

The family will receive friends Wednesday morning from 10 to 11 a.m. at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home and other times at the home of Larry and Parrish Daughtry. Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 West Faris Rd. Greenville, SC 29605.


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