Douglas Marvin Williams, 64, passed away  Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst, NC.


A Celebration of Life service will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, August 20,2016, at Aberdeen First Baptist Church, officiated by the Reverend Mike Branscome. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 12 noon.


Born October 22, 1951 in Montgomery County to the late Marvin and Arlene McKenzie Williams. Douglas was a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a degree in Pharmacy. He worked as a Pharmacist for over 37 years, ending his career with Kerr Drug and Walgreen. In the past, he was a member of the Aberdeen First Baptist choir and hand bell choir.  Douglas served as a volunteer with the Moore Free Care Clinic, enjoying his work there very much. He was an avid Tarheel fan.  He loved his family and was especially proud of his three grandsons. He was preceded in death by his son in law: Ronald Herbst.


He is survived by daughters: Bethany Williams and Damone Ross, of Aberdeen, McKenzie Herbst, of Carthage; grandsons: Isaiah, William, Michael; sister Janet Tinker and husband C. G., of Washington, NC.


Memorials may be made to Moore Free Care Clinic, 211 Trimble Plant Road, Suite C, Southern Pines, NC, 28387.


Powell Funeral Home and Crematory of Southern Pines is assisting the family.


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  1. As a Board member of the Moore Free & Charitable Clinic, I wanted to express my sorrow at Douglas’ untimely passing. He was a big factor in the Clinic’s ability to help so many people in Moore Co. He will be very much missed.

  2. I had the good fortune of working beside Doug in the pharmacy at The Moore Free Care Clinic for several years. He was a dedicated volunteer that came in with a smile when he was scheduled to come in. I could always count on him to help us either on the ph

  3. To Mckenzie, Bethany, and family. We regret not being able to attend the funeral; however our most sincere sympathies are with you. May God bless you abundantly in this most difficult time. May His peace flow unto you.

  4. Doug was a prominent member of the Moore County pharmacist community. It is difficult for me to describe the level of commitment and the professionalism he brought to our profession. It was always a pleasure to speak with him concerning the health and wel

  5. Dear Family,

    I am very sorry for your loss. The Bible holds out a reassuring promise that ‘all those in the memorial tombs will hear [Jesus’s] voice and come out.’ (John 5:28,29) What a loving provision from God! May you find much comfort and

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