Valdosta Daily Times

October 11, 2012

Douglas Lamar Singletary Sr.

Staff Writer
The Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Douglas Lamar Singletary Sr., 82, of Valdosta, died on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at Lakehaven Nursing Home after a lengthy illness. Born in Pavo on Jan. 21, 1930, he was the son of the late Henry Singletary and Lilly Croft Singletary. Mr. Singletary was a self-employed carpenter. He was a Baptist.  

Survivors are his daughters and sons-in-law, Margaret and Charles Starling of Valdosta, Sharon and Richard Rykard of Hahira; sons and daughters-in-law, Doug and Kathy Singletary of Hahira, Ferrell and Brenda Singletary of Valdosta; grandchildren, Shane and Tammie Starling, Shawn and Amy Starling, Angela and David Snyder, Amy and Andy Rykard, Chris and Sara Lyn Singletary, Heather and Nick Smith, Jeremy and Renna Spencer, Timothy and Brooke Parr, Rory and Catherine Hoke; and 16 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Truett; a special companion, Shirley Bennett; and a granddaughter, Jessica Shaver.

Funeral service for Mr. Singletary will be held in the Carson McLane Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at 2 p.m. Pastor Eddie Dee will officiate. Burial will follow in Sunset Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the Carson McLane Funeral Home on Friday beginning at 1 p.m. Condolences may be conveyed online at  — Carson McLane Funeral Home