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Douglas Watson Frye

November 4, 1949 — August 19, 2019

Douglas Watson Frye

Douglas Watson Frye, 69, formerly of Rockingham, passed away Monday, August 19, 2019, at SECU Hospice House of Brunswick. A native of Lee County, he was born November 4, 1949, a son of the late Morris Watson Frye and Rachel Inez Milliken Frye. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Jennifer Frye; two brothers, Darrell and Jesses Wayne Frye; and two sisters, Rachel Cox and Ida Gray Groce.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Georgia Leviner Frye; two sons, Howie Leviner and Doug Frye, Jr.; one daughter, Nichole Whitman (Stuart); one sister, Darlene Van Sise (Jim); eight grandchildren: Nicholas and Brandon Banks, Courtnie Robbins, Whitney, Kenny, Charlie, Ronnie and Joey Frye; plus two great grandchildren, Brooklyn Banks and Fenris Stokley.

Doug served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam Era with service in Germany. He returned to Richmond County, which he always considered home, and worked in the upholstery business. He helped teach upholstery at Richmond Community College and was always willing to help anyone in need. He also enjoyed classic car restoration.

The family will receive friends at Carter Funeral Home-Colonial Chapel from 6-8:00 PM Friday, August 23. The funeral service will be conducted in the chapel at 11:00 AM Saturday officiated by Rev. Lee Griffith. Interment with Military Honors will follow in the Pleasant Hill UMC Cemetery in Wallace, SC.

Condolences may be posted online at www.carterfuneral.net.

 

 

 

 

 

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Visitation

Friday, August 23, 2019

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Carter Funeral Home Colonial Chapel

705 South Caroline Street, Rockingham, NC 28379

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Funeral Service

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Carter Funeral Home Colonial Chapel

705 South Caroline Street, Rockingham, NC 28379

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Graveside Service

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Starts at 12:30pm (Eastern time)

Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery

County Road 37, Wallace, SC 29596

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