CARTHAGE
Mr. Douglas P. 'DOUG' Thomas Sr. age 62 died Sunday January 16th at his residence after a short, but courageous battle with cancer surrounded by his family.
Doug was the owner and operator of Doug's Auto Center in Southern Pines. He was an avid race fan, and until recently owned his own dirt track race car which he ran in the Carolinas.
A Memorial service will be held at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church on Camp Easter Road in Southern Pines January 22nd at 3:00 P. M. with Rev. Gregg Newton, and Dr. Wayne Greene officiating. The family will receive friends immediatley following the service at the church.
Doug was born in Moore county to the late Purvis W. and Ruby Clark Thomas he was preceded in death by four sisters Emma Dean Thomas, Faye T. Inman, Trish T. Rainey, and Betty T. Ryder.
Survivors include: his wife Mary June McCaskill Thomas; two sons John Purvis Thomas Sr. and his wife Jennifer, Douglas Phillip Thomas Jr. and wife Connie all of Carthage; two daughters Cindy Ann Thomas, and Sandra T. Davis both of Carthage; one brother Lonnie Thomas of Southern Pines; two sisters Yvonne T. Council, and Kaye T. McConnell both of Southern Pines and eleven grandchildren.
The family requests that memorials be made to a chairity of ones choice.
Powell Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family
On line condolences may be made to www.PinesFunerals.com

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  1. To The Thomas Family,
    Please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time!
    Kevin and Stacey Buie

  2. The Thomas Family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts! I will always remember what a nice man he was.
    Laura Helms Martin

  3. Mary and Children, I am very sorry to learn of Doug’s passing. It’s never easy losing somone so special and dear. I pray that you will find comfort and strength through God during this difficult time. Hold onto the special memories as I am sure you have m

  4. Phillip, John & Family, Please know that you are in my thoughts & prayers. May time and the good memories of your Dad help ease the pain of your loss.

  5. I am so sorry about the loss of your loved one. Please accept my sincere condolences. May Jesus words at John 5:28,29 comfort you all: "The hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out."Please allow Je

  6. Mary, Phillip and the entire family,
    My heart is heavy in learning of the passing of Doug. He has been apart of my family for many years and has been a great friend, father figure and my personal mechanic all my life. I have known Doug since i was we

  7. To my friend Doug and his Family;
    For many years I worked for you and in those years I am greatful for what I’ve learned,your family whom I got to know and for the many memories we shared.I become fairly close to several members of your family and go

  8. To my friend Doug and his Family;
    For many years I worked for you and in those years I am greatful for what I’ve learned,your family whom I got to know and for the many memories we shared.I become fairly close to several members of your family and go

  9. TO THE FAMILY DOUG WAS A GREAT MAN AND LIKE MY DAD TO ME HE WILL BE MISSED MY MANY PEOPLE HE HAD A HEART OF GOLD IAM HERE FOR YOU ALL IF YOU NEED ANYTHING AT ALL AND OL DOUGY IAM GOING TO MISS YOU LOVE AND ILL SEE YOU AGAIN SOMEDAY BILLY LEWIS

  10. I was so addened to hear of your loss. Igrew up on the same road with the entire Thomas family and hold fond memories of all of them. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
    God Bless each of you.
    Pat Patterson Copsey

  11. Doug was always quick with a smile, dependable and honest with us in his business dealings. We need more men like him in this world. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and clients of Doug.
    McKenzie Photography (Don and Matt)

  12. Mary June and family,
    We were so sorry to hear about Doug this week, I know this is a tough time for you all. I will always remember Doug with a smile on his face and a new joke to tell.He meant so much to us all,especially my mom and can remember th

  13. Mary June and family,
    We were so sorry to hear about Doug this week, I know this is a tough time for you all. I will always remember Doug with a smile on his face and a new joke to tell.He meant so much to us all,especially my mom and can remember th

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