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Walter Ralph Duggins

September 13, 1933 ~ August 26, 2019 (age 85)


Walter Ralph Duggins, 85, of Conway, South Carolina, passed away August 26, 2019.  He was born in Stokes County, NC, September 16, 1933, to Walter Lee Duggins and Lillie Mae Bennett Duggins.  He leaves behind to cherish his memory; two sons, Walter Alvin Duggins and J.R. Duggins; one daughter, Lindy Carter and husband, Lynn; three brothers, JW Duggins, Norris Duggins, Pete Duggins; three grandchildren, Tura Walters, Jeremy Carter, and C. J. Duggins; and two great-grandchildren, Bryson Franklin and Ezra Franklin.

Mr. Duggins loved the mountains and possessed a loving and caring heart for his family and friends.  A veteran of the US Army, he served, proudly during the Korean War. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Noah James Duggins; a brother, Rupert Duggins; and two sisters, Josie Johnson and Louise Duggins. 

Visitation will be held, Friday, August 30, 2019 at Cox-Needham Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00 PM and funeral services will be held, Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 2:00 PM with burial following in the Pilot Mountain City Cemetery.  The Rev. Gerald Jones will be officiating and there will be full military honors at the graveside by VFW posts, Mount Airy #2019 and VFW Pilot Mountain #9436.  Memorials or donations would be appreciated to Disabled American Veterans (D.A.V.) or Wounded Warriors.


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August 30, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cox-Needham Funeral Home
822 West Main Street
Pilot Mountain, NC 27041

Funeral Service
August 31, 2019

2:00 PM
Cox - Needham Funeral Chapel

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