Donald Gray Doby

February 9, 1943 ~ June 3, 2022 (age 79)

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   Donald Gray Doby, age 79, of Mocksville, NC, entered his heavenly home on June 3, 2022.

   Don, as he was lovingly known as, was born on February 9, 1943, in Forsyth County.  He was the son of the late Louie Coe Doby and Nellie Bertha (Hall) Doby.  In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by his son, Teddy R. Doby.

   In life, Don chose a career in golf course maintenance.  He worked in grounds keeping for many years until he retired.  Don was a Christian man and was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church.  In the fall of 1962, Don married the love of his life, Lena Rebecca (Spaugh) Doby in Davidson County, NC.  With their union they raised five beautiful children.

   Don leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 59 years, Rebecca Doby of Mocksville, his four children, Nellie D. Frank of New Mexico, Theresa D. Sample-Anderson (John) of Iowa, Grover J. Doby (Audrey) of Mocksville, and Louie G. Doby (Karen) of Advance, his siblings, Ruby Bingham (Eddie) of Mooresville, Bill Doby (Betty) of Mocksville, Grace Myers of Mocksville, and Lorretta Porter of Alabama. Also surviving Don are his 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

   On Tuesday, June 7, a visitation for Don will be held from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm at Fellowship Baptist Church, following visitation at 1:00 pm a funeral service will begin.  Pastor Wayne Swicher will officiate the service.

   Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville are honored to serve the family.

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June 7, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Fellowship Baptist Church

Funeral Service
June 7, 2022

1:00 PM
Fellowship Baptist Church

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