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Chester Melvin Douglas, Sr.

June 26, 1939 ~ October 24, 2021 (age 82)


Mr. Chester Melvin Douglas Sr., age 82 of 8331 Sheriff Watson Rd., Sanford, NC transitioned into eternal rest on Sunday, October 24, 2021, at his residence.

Chester Melvin Douglas Sr. was born June 26, 1939, and departed on October 24, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents Paul and Leanna Douglas. He was also preceded in death by his siblings Georgia McKoy, Charles, and Ernest Douglas.

Chester loved to do carpentry work and express himself freely with his family and friends. He loved cooking on the grill and spending time with his family.

he leaves to mourn his death his children Jackie McNair (Tremayne), Chester Douglas Jr., Angela (Mario Williams), and Russell Maye. His stepchildren Helen, Tracy Marsh, Barbara Harris, Nelson Chalmers, Lena Maye, and Rheta Ellis.

His siblings Emma Sanders, Josephus Douglas, Frances Simms, and Jeanette Douglas.

He leaves behind 22 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. A host of nieces and nephews. A special friend Gail Baker Gilchrist.

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