Age: 60 Address: Biggerstaff Road, Spruce Pine, NC Date of Death: Saturday, October 5, 2013 Arrangements: Henline-Hughes Funeral Home
Details: Russell Douglas Staton of Biggerstaff Road went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family. Doug was a son of the late Russell and Jean Howell Staton.
He is survived by his wife Gail Pittman Staton; a son, Derrick Staton, and wife Merina of Spruce Pine, NC; two daughters, Dayna Shipman, and husband Eric of Marion, NC, and Renae Pittman and husband Rodney of Spruce Pine, NC; three brothers, Darrell Staton and wife Linda of Fayetteville, NC, Donnie Staton and wife Pam of Spruce Pine, NC, and Danny Staton and wife Sandra, of Spruce Pine, NC. Doug was blessed with five precious grandchildren, Dylan Ledford, Daisy Shipman, Cole Shipman, Faith Ledford, and Alli Grace Pittman.
He worked for Parkway Auto Parts for twenty five years. Doug attended Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Spruce Pine, NC. He was known for his expertise in the auto parts business and was an avid hunter.
A graveside service will be held Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 5:00PM at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service at the cemetery. In lieu of Flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of Mitchell County 236 Hospital Drive Spruce Pine, NC 28777.
Henline – Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Staton Family.