Douglas Gordon Alston

December 25, 1929 - June 14, 2010
Douglas Gordon Alston

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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.


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  • June 15, 2010
    Margaret and Art Angell says:
    Marion, Art and I were so sorry to hear of Doug's passing away. He was always so kind and helpful to us. We will miss him. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. With our deepest sympathy,

  • June 15, 2010
    Jennifer Brisbin says:
    My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Love, Jen Brisbin