Michael Darrell “Mike” Douglas, Sr., of Saxe, VA passed away unexpectedly on November 27, 2017. He was born March 13, 1950, to Bernard Jackson Douglas and Lucille Watts Douglas.  He was the owner/operator of Douglas Auto in Drakes Branch, VA, for over 35 years, race car driver, and UPS mechanic.   He not only served his customers as mechanic, but tow truck operator, parts vendor, welder, fabricator, community member, and friend.  He believed in the virtues of hard work and took great pride in being able to excel at difficult tasks.  He is survived by his son, Michael D. “Mickey” Douglas Jr. of Keysville, VA; his sister, Faye Rutledge & husband Warren of Red Oak, VA; niece, Angela Stimpson & husband Sean of Red Oak, VA; great nephews, Justin Stimpson and Hunter Stimpson of Red Oak, VA; and his most precious and loved Daschunds Princess & Missy.

A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, December 1, 2017, in Providence Presbyterian Church, Nathalie, VA, with interment to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA, on Thursday, November 30, 2017, from 6:30 – 8 p.m.  The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA, is serving the family.

 

Condolence Messages

  1. Frieda T. Whirley

    29 November 2017 1 year ago

    So sorry for your loss. Mike and Bee were business friends and they respected each other for that. I know it will be hard for the family during this time. Thoughts and prayers for you all. Mickey, my neighbor, let me know if I can help in any way.

  2. Michael Vertucci

    29 November 2017 1 year ago

    Sorry for your loss, Mike was a good friend an a great mechanic he taught me a lot that he knew it’s ashame that a great man left us he will be greatly missed.

  3. Brenda g. mcmillion

    29 November 2017 1 year ago

    Mike you will be missed. Thank you for all your help.
    Rip

  4. Barbara Sellers

    29 November 2017 1 year ago

    Sorry for yalls family loss.Rest in peace Mike.

  5. Herman P. Harding

    29 November 2017 1 year ago

    Very sorry to hear of Mike’s passing . I knew him a long time and had a high respect for him , he befriended me and did favors also . My heart goes out to the family at this time .

  6. Deborah Dix

    29 November 2017 1 year ago

    So sorry to hear. Loved Mike’s sausage every year. Lost my
    Jackie too this year. Too many good ones leaving us- RIP Mike and prayers to the family !

  7. Dolores Bowker

    30 November 2017 1 year ago

    My heart breaks for you I send my prayers and love across the miles.

  8. Lisa Adams

    30 November 2017 1 year ago

    So sorry to hear about this 🙁 Mike was a good man, mechanic and friend. He truly will be missed <3

  9. Ruby Sharpe

    01 December 2017 1 year ago

    Mickey, so sorry for your loss. I have deepest sympathy.
    Ruby Sharpe

  10. Robert Newcomb

    01 December 2017 1 year ago

    Condolences to the family as Mike will be deeply missed. To be absent from the body is to be present in spirit. Prayers are being sent your way.

  11. Dale & Irvin Lindsey

    01 December 2017 1 year ago

    Mike was always a great friend to Irvin and me. We shared a lot of laughs together. If we needed parts and couldn’t find them Mike would hunt high and low until he found them. Your family are in our prayers during this sad and unexpected time. Love to you all.

  12. Debby and Ronnie Pryor

    01 December 2017 1 year ago

    My heartfelt condolences to the family. Mike was such a kind person and my family will miss him terribly. Rest in Peace my friend. Love you always!

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