Obituary for Douglas MacArthur Huddle

    • Name: Douglas MacArthur Huddle
    • Home Town: Shallotte, NC
    • Date of Death: 04/12/2017
    • Birth Place: Chester, PA
    • Birth Date: 04/21/1942
    • Service Date: 04/17/2017 at 02:00 PM
    • Visit Date: 04/17/2017
    • Visit Times: 1:00 PM
    • Service Place: Calvary Baptist Church
    • Interment: Gurganus Cemetery, Shallotte, NC

    Douglas MacArthur Huddle, 74, of Shallotte died after a long illness on April 12, 2017, surrounded by his family. He was born in Chester, PA, to Ernest and Virginia Lundy Huddle. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by siblings, Everett, Dickie, Mildred and Lee.

    Doug was faithful in whatever he did. At age twelve he delivered newspapers and milk before school. He served four years in the US Air Force and was a Vietnam Veteran. He was Central Office Supervisor for Atlantic Telephone Membership Cooperative for thirty-four years and served as a sound tech for local churches for forty-two years. Doug served on the Gurganus Cemetery Committee and as president of the Shallotte Jaycees.  A master of all trades, he loved wood working, photography, gardening and building things along with the apple of his eye, his granddaughter Kaidan.

    Surviving are his loving wife of fifty-two and one-half years, Sandra Kinlaw; children, Troy, Sheila (Dan Brothers), Brian; granddaughter Kaidan; numerous nieces and nephews; and siblings, twin sister Edith, brother, Larry; and sister-in-law Barbara.

    The funeral will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Monday, April 17, 2017 at Calvary Baptist Church. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service. Burial with military honors will be in Gurganus Cemetery.

    Casket Bearers will be Michael Lewis, Leonard Rourk, Dewayne Varnum, Homer Lyles, Elwood Howard, and Jamie Milliken. Honorary Casket Bearers will be co-workers of Atlantic Telephone.

    The family sends a special thanks to doctors, nurses, and those involved with his excellent care at New Hanover Regional Medical Center, as well as special thanks to Joyce Vereen who helped in so many ways.

    On-line condolences may be sent to the family at

    Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte


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