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Funeral services for Douglas Craige Magill will be held on Saturday February 17, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Northside Baptist Church, the Rev. Mike Allen officiating with interment in Laurel Hill Cemetery. The Gideon's Camp of Thomasville will serve as pallbearers and honorary pallbearers. Doug Magill, 80, of Thomasville passed away Wednesday February 14, 2018 at his daughters residence. Mr. Magill was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on October 12, 1937 to the late Harold Hugh Magill and Leah Lynn Sain. He married Betty Grace Wright on Sept. 22, 1956 in Allegean, Michigan while serving in the United States Army from July 1956 to July 1959. Doug graduated from Grand Rapids Bible College in Michigan and moved to Thomasville and taught at Rose City Christian and Aucilla Christian schools; he also worked in various utility companies for nineteen years before retiring in 2006. He was a member of Northside Baptist Church and Gideon's International. Survivors include his children Timothy C. Magill and Kathleen G. Haydel (Doug) of Thomasville, siblings, Gregory H. Magill of Plano, TX, Sharon L. Cook of Milwaukee, WI; grandchildren, Kari Brooke Edwards (Ben), Erin Coleen Hight (Tony), and Jimmy G. Searcy, III, great-grandchildren, Mason and Aubrey Edwards, Ryan Hight and many in-laws. He was preceded in death by his wife Betty G. Magill on Feb. 9, 2012. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 16, 2018 at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Gideon's International P.O. Box 2361, Thomasville, GA 31799. Guest may sign the online guest register at www.whiddonshiverfuneralhome.com
Published on February 15, 2018
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