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Henry Douglas "Doug" Matthews

July 22, 1953 - July 28, 2020

Henry Douglas “Doug” Matthews, age 67, of Wilmington, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020.

He was born in Wallace, NC on July 22, 1953, the son of William Henry Matthews and Julia Kate Holmes Matthews.

Doug is survived by his wife Marsha; brother William C. “Bill” Matthews of Bear, Delaware and sister Ellen Wells of Wilmington, NC. Doug is also survived by nieces and nephews and his lifelong faithful friends John Coffee and Johnny Blanton.

Together with his parents he was preceded in death by his brother James W. Preston of Warsaw, NC.

Doug worked as a Pipe Welder in the Construction Industry.

A Service is to be planned at a later date.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.

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