Douglas M. Skipper

May 17, 1942 ~ December 18, 2020 (age 78)


Mr. Douglas McArthur Skipper 78, of Whiteville, passed Friday, December 18, 2020 at Medical University South Carolina Charleston.  He was born May 17, 1942 son of the late Lloyd Glenn Skipper and Daisy Ward Skipper.

He was a member of Cornerstone FWB Church. Doug graduated from Shipyard Apprentice School Newport News, Virginia.  He retired from International Paper, Riegelwood, NC.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Marie Boyce

He is survived by his wife, Betty W. Skipper; three daughters, Tanya Clark and husband, Tom, Charmin Marlowe and husband, David, Ladonna Skipper all of Whiteville; one son, Douglas Skipper, Jr. of Whiteville; seven grandchildren, Hannah Clark, Lauren Clark, Olivia Clark, Mackenzie Marlowe, Landis Marlowe, Trey Sibbett, Matthew Hannah; two brothers, Bill Skipper and Jay Skipper both of Whiteville.

A private service will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at Peacock Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Paul Lambert.  Burial will be in Columbus Memorial Park. 

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Funeral Service
December 23, 2020

2:00 PM
Peacock's Chapel
1227 S. Madison St.
Whiteville, NC 28472

Interment following funeral service
December 23, 2020

Peacock's Columbus Memorial Park
1227 S. Madison St.
Whiteville, NC 28472

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