Douglas Hamilton Cordell, 89, of Arden, NC, passed away Sunday, July 11, 2010 at his home.
Born in Buncombe County, he was the son of the late Luther and Georgia Cordell. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Garvin, Geary, Ross and Vernon Cordell.
Before retiring, he was a salesman for Carolina Truck and Body in Asheville. He had also been in sales for Standard Brands and American Greetings and a bus driver for Grey Hound. He was a member of Arden First Baptist Church and Arden Seventh-day Adventist Church.
He is survived by his loving family, his sons, Reginald Cordell and wife, Jan, and George Cordell and wife, Jessica; his daughters, Constance Cordell Hullender and husband, Jeff, and Lana Villareal and husband, Zal; brothers, Frank Cordell and wife, Betty, and George Cordell and wife, Joyce; sisters, Dorothy Sanders and Jean Fryman and husband, Rich; sisters-in-law, Gwen and Roberta Cordell; several granddaughters; a number of extended family; and his beloved cat, Pepper.
A funeral service will be held at 11 AM Thursday, July 15, 2010 at Arden First Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Roberts Memorial Park in Arden. The family will receive friends from 6 ñ 8:30 PM Wednesday at Shuler Funeral Home
Arden Baptist Church - Directions
3839 Sweeten Creek Road
Arden, NC 28704