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J. Douglas McPhail, Jr.

January 27, 1957 — November 29, 2017

J. Douglas McPhail, Jr.

Mr. James Douglas “Doug” McPhail, Jr., 60, of Durham, passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at UNC Hospice House of Pittsboro.

He was born on January 27, 1957 in Fayetteville to James and the late Lula McPhail .

Doug is survived by his father, James McPhail, Sr.; sister Ann Matthews and husband Marc; and niece, Taylor Thomason and husband Brad.

A graveside funeral service is scheduled for 2pm, on Sunday, December 3, 2017, at Old Bluff Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Old Bluff Presbyterian Church Trust Fund, P.O. Box 96, Wade, NC  28395.

Online condolences may be made at

Services are entrusted to Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service & Crematory.

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Graveside Service

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery

8220 Bragg Blvd., Fort Liberty, NC 28310

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