Douglas (Doug) McArthur Elswick


Sep 3 2016 1:00PMThe Church of New BeginnigsService
Sep 3 2016 12:00PM - Sep 3 2016 1:00PMThe Church of New BeginnigsVisitation
Douglas (Doug) McArthur Elswick age 74 of Cedar Bluff, Virginia passed away at his home Monday, August 29, 2016. Born February 21, 1942, he was the son of the late Earl and Cora Elswick.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Gene Elswick and Charles Elswick; one sister, Juanita Keith; special grandson called away, Daniel Ray (Little Dee) Houchins, Jr.; infant grandchild called away too soon; one son-in-law, Jerry Wayne Sutherland.

Mr. Elswick is survived by his wife, Helen Elswick; two daughters, Tina Houchins and husband Danny of Cedar Bluff, VA, Tina Marie Sutherland of Tazewell, VA; one son, James Aaron Reedy of Raven, VA; two step children, Loretta Marie Sparks of Reynolds Ridge, VA, Tresta Lynn Duncan of Bishop, VA; three granddaughters, Michelle Honaker and husband Randy of Tazewell, VA, Marsha Nash and husband Ben of Tazewell, VA, Megan Pruett and husband Zachary of Cedar Bluff, VA; two brothers, Jack Elswick and wife Gladys, and Paul Elswick and wife Linda; one sister, Sue Whitt; several great grandchildren also survive.

Special thank you to all the caregivers that stood by the family’s side throughout Doug’s illness for their love and support. Also, Helping Hands Hospice for their help and support above and beyond their job, but their calling.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, September 3, 2016 at The Church of New Beginnings at Cedar Bluff, Virginia with the Rev. Danny Houchins officiating. Friends may call after 12:00 noon Saturday at the church.

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Singleton Funeral Service in Cedar Bluff, Virginia is serving the Elswick family.