Roy L. Douglas


Mr. Roy L. Douglas, 76, of Accomac, departed this life Saturday, July 9, 2022, at his residence.

Born in Accomack County, he was the beloved son of the late Richard Douglas and the late Lenoria Strand.

Roy was educated in the public schools of Accomack County. In 1963, he joined the U.S. Army and served in this branch for five years. In the 1970s, Roy enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corp and served in this branch for seven years. He proudly served his country until he was honorably discharged as a sergeant. After his military service, Roy ventured into the trucking industry. He was proud to be the owner and operator of his company. Throughout the years, Roy transported many goods. Before his retirement, he was a contract driver for the U.S. Postal Service.

In 2009, he married the love of his life, Irene Finney. They shared 13 years of marriage until his passing.

Funeral services were held Saturday, July 16, 2022, at the chapel of Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., with the Rev. Milton P. Bunting officiating. Interment was in the Adams U.M. Church cemetery, Parksley.

Roy leaves to cherish his fond memories: his loving wife, Irene Douglas; two children, Roy Lee Douglas Jr. and Dana Douglas; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two siblings, Richard Douglas and Sylvia Page; four stepsons, Faheem Finney, George West, William West, and Charles Major; 15 step-grandchildren; six sisters-in-law, Sara Corbin (Cornelius), Phyllis Garvin, Hallie Christopher (Dalton), Ineta McLaughlin, Doretha West, and Lavone Bell; favorite nephew, Darris White; devoted friend and caregiver, Donald Veney; special friend, William Bailey; and a host of great-nephews, great-nieces, other relatives, and friends.

Arrangements were by the Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac.

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