Douglas F. Coggins

October 16, 1939 - February 23, 2017
Douglas F. Coggins

Gifts & Memorial Donations

Douglas F. Coggins, 77, of Zirconia went to be with the Lord Thursday, February 23, 2017, at Pardee Memorial Hospital.

A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, Douglas was the son of the late Alfred and Callie Osteen Coggins. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Ellen Morrison and Bobbie Ann Hipps, and brother, Arliss Coggins.

He was a proud veteran who served in the US Air Force. Douglas retired from General Electric as an electrician after 37 years of employment. He was one of the founding members of Friends of the Falls at Dupont State Forest and a member and deacon of Mud Creek Baptist Church. He enjoyed fellowship with the ROMEOS (Retired Old Men Eating Out) group for retirees of General Electric.

He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Joyce Anders Coggins; daughter, Stephanie C. Bailey (Daniel) of Zirconia; son, Christopher Douglas Coggins of Charlottesville, VA; granddaughter, Cameron Bailey; grandson, Kyle Bailey; brother, James Coggins (Venus) of Tuxedo; sisters, Loretta Moody (Don) and Sheliah Brown (John), all of Brevard; and a number of nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 3 pm Sunday at Mud Creek Baptist Church. The Reverends Greg Mathis and Steve Scoggins will officiate. The family will receive friends from 1-3 pm Sunday at the church. At other times, the family will be at the home of Daniel and Stephanie Bailey. Burial with military honors will follow the service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

To offer online condolences, please visit Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family.


Sunday, February 26, 2017
3:00 PM

Mud Creek Baptist Church - Directions
403 Rutledge Drive
Hendersonville, NC 28739

Purchase Flowers

Subscribe to this Obituary

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Tribute Wall

Please feel free to sign the guestbook or share a memory

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  • February 26, 2017
    Roland and Lois Hoots says:
    So sorry for the loss of your loved one. Doug was a friend to all who knew him. The family is in our thoughts and prayers.

  • February 25, 2017
    Ed and Janice Jackson says:
    We are sorry for your loss. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers!

  • February 25, 2017
    Sharon &Tommy King lit a candle:
    Lit since February 25, 2017 at 2:13:53 PM

  • February 25, 2017
    Brenda Holcombe says:
    Joyce so sorry to hear the passing of Doug. Just know you are in my prayers today and the days to come.

  • February 25, 2017
    Cathy Wanamaker says:
    I I am saddened to hear of Doug's passing but glad to know he is among the souls he loves in heaven. I always enjoyed talking and laughing with him, he was a great guy! I hope you all will be able to feel God's strength and the love from Doug that lives on.