Douglas Gordon Alston, 80, of Hendersonville, NC, passed away Monday morning, June 14, 2010,.
He was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and had resided in Cambridge-Galt, Ontario, Canada; Jacksonville, FL; and Davenport, FL.
Before retiring, he was employed as a machinist by E.A. Industries. He was a member of Fruitland Baptist Church.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Marion Alston of Hendersonville; his children, Bruce Alston (Jeanne) of Hendersonville; D. Brian Alston (JoAnn) of Colorado Springs, CO; Brenda Whitt (Mitch) of Mills River; Brad Alston (Connie) of Mountain Home; and Brooke Alston Jennings of Roanoke, VA; his sister, Dianne Myslik; fifteen grandchildren; and thirteen great-grandchildren.
The services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216.