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May 16, 1921-May 23, 2006

Clifton Douglas, 85, of 751 Emmaus Church Rd. died Tuesday morning at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Pittsylvania Co., Va. to the late Albert L. & Rosa O. Reaves Douglas and was married to the late Margaret G. Douglas. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he was in the 35th Infantry, 25th Tropical Lighting Division from March 14, 1940 - June 30, 1945 and was stationed at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. While in the military, he received the Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Air Force Commendation Medal and the Combat Infantry Badge. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion and the 18th Air Force NCO Academy Association.

Graveside services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with full military honors.

He is survived by two sons, Charles Douglas of San Angelo, Texas and Curt R. Douglas of Dudley; daughter & son-in-law, Mary L. & Al Olson of Wilkesboro; sister Alice M. Dodson of Turbeville, Va.; and grandchildren, Michael C. Douglas, Allee Olsen, Ashlee Olsen and Halee Olsen.

The family will be receiving friends today from 7-9 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

(Written and Paid by Family)

Published in Obituaries on May 24, 2006 2:12 PM