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Mr. Floyd Samuel “Jack” Douglass, Jr., age 74, entered into rest on Monday, September 19, 2022 at his home. Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Friday, September 23, 2022 at Shiloh United Methodist Church by Pastor Fred McDaniel and Reverend Bill Brock with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 – 6:00 PM on Wednesday afternoon, September 21, 2022 at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home and other times at 80 Hwy. 102, Chesterfield, SC. Friends are welcome to stop by the funeral home on Thursday, between the hours of 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM to pay their respects.
Mr. Douglass was born February 12, 1948 in Wadesboro, NC a son of the late Floyd Samuel Douglass, Sr. and Mary Vann Kendall Douglass. He was a graduate of Chesterfield High School and received his B.S. degree in Forest Resource Management from Clemson University. Jack was a former project forester with the South Carolina Forestry Commission for over 20 years. Following his time with the forestry, he founded and operated Douglass 2-Way Radio, now Communications Technology, LLC.
Mr. Douglass was a member of Shiloh United Methodist Church where he was a part of the Men’s Club and a member of the New Hope Sunday school class. He was also an honorary member of the Chesterfield Rescue Squad and was a lifetime member of the National Eagle Scout Association. Jack enjoyed skydiving, traveling with his family, and connecting with many friends through Ham radio. A simple man who loved his family, his work family, and faith family, Jack will be fondly remembered as a loving husband, devoted father, silent helper, and friend to many.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Douglass was also preceded in death by his sisters, Millie Epps of Union, SC, and Cornelia Bittle of Camden, SC.
Survivors include his wife, Martha King Douglass of the home; son, Daniel Preston “Pres” Douglass of Chesterfield, SC, sister, Ann Gibson Nichols of Simpsonville, SC; step-children, Jason (Charlotte) King; step-grandchildren, Gracie King and Jake King of Cheraw, SC and his work family, Joyce Lide, Junior Kearns, Justin Kerns, and Blake Jacobs; in addition to numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Regency SouthernCare Hospice of Chesterfield, 205 E. Main Street, Chesterfield, SC 29709, or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or Shiloh United Methodist Church “Building Fund,” 3154 Hwy. 102, Chesterfield, SC 29709.