Doug Beasley

Doug Beasley, 87, of Duke Franklin Road, Spruce Pine, died Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at the Charles George V.A. Medical Center in Asheville.

Born May 21, 1931, in Montgomery County, Alabama, he was the son of the late David and Zeina Beasley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister and three brothers.

Doug was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force with 20 years of service. After retirement from the U.S. Air Force, he worked an additional 20 years with the telephone company. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans. In his spare time, he enjoyed watching TV and NASCAR racing.

Left to cherish his memories are his daughter, Susan Hogsette, of Spruce Pine; his son, Robert Beasley, and wife, Jessica, of Bakersville; four grandsons, including Johnny Hogsette; three granddaughters, including Stacey Clark; and five great-granddaughters, including Dakota and Dina-Kaye Clark.

Once services are planned, they will be announced.

Words of comfort may be emailed to the family by going to, selecting Doug Beasley’s name and signing his guestbook. Webb Funeral Home of Spruce Pine is honored to be assisting the Beasley family. Mr. Beasley’s obituary has also been posted on Facebook.

Mitchell News-Journal • March 27, 2019

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Mailing Address: PO Box 339 
Spruce Pine, NC 28777 
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