Mr. Douglas worked for many years in Wadesboro with West Knitting Mills and we share his obituary as a courtesy to his family and those with whom he had a working relationship. If anyone plans to send flowers, please refer to the Miller Rivers Caulder website for assistance with that.
Mr. David Franklin Douglas, Sr. of Chesterfield entered into rest December 1, 2020 at his home. Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 3, at 2:00 PM at Chesterfield Baptist Church by Pastor Randy Bishop and Rev. Charles Owens with burial to follow in the Chesterfield Cemetery. The family will greet friends following the service.
Due to the continued Covid – 19 restrictions, the family asks that you practice social distancing at all times. The family requests for all attending the service to please wear a face covering. For those who are uncomfortable attending the service indoors, you are welcomed to join the family around the graveside at approximately 2:30 PM Thursday. The funeral service will be streamed live on the Miller Rivers Caulder Funeral Home Facebook Page beginning at 2:00 PM Thursday.
Mr. Douglas was born November 3, 1927 in Chesterfield, SC a son of the late Bruce Franklin and Mildred Gaskins Douglas. He was a graduate of Chesterfield High School and was retired from a long career in textile industry management including Sacony and West Knitting. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War, and was a life-long member of Chesterfield Baptist Church having served in various capacities including Deacon and Treasurer. He had served on the Chesterfield School Board and had been active in the Boy Scouts, including serving as Scout Master.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Douglas was preceded in death by his sister, Sylvia Douglas Welsh.
Survivors include his wife of 73 years, Lucille King Douglas; two sons, Franklin (Panda) Douglas of Bethune, SC, and Rev. Everett (Beth) Douglas of Myrtle Beach, SC; three daughters, Lu (Dr. John) Mcleod of Chesterfield, Lynn Liles of Chesterfield, and Susan (Dean) Scott of Albemarle, NC; nine grandchildren, John Douglas, Frank (Julie) Douglas, Bruce (Brianna) Douglas, Meagan (Jake) Page, Lauren Douglas, John Frank McLeod, Jeffrey Liles, Douglas (Katlynn) Liles, and Hunter Scott; and sixteen great-grandchildren, Campbell Douglas, Will Douglas, David Douglas, Miller Douglas, Riley Douglas, Ellie Douglas, Kynlee Douglas, McKendrie Douglas, Lila Douglas, Caedmon Page, Jonas Page, Bethany Page, Gabe Liles, Carleigh Liles, Lexi Liles, and Hannah Liles.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Chesterfield Baptist Church, 207 E. Main Street, Chesterfield, SC 29709, Chesterfield Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 388, Chesterfield, SC or to a charity of one’s choice.