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Douglas Macarthur Houey

(June 13, 1942 – April 15, 2017)

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Viewing Location: Leevy's Funeral Home, 1831 Taylor Street
Viewing Date and Time: Friday, 04/21/2017,Incomplete
Funeral Location: First Calvary Baptsit Church
Funeral Date and Time: Incomplete
Interment Location: Lincoln

Columbia – Funeral services for Mr. Douglas McArthur Houey will be held Saturday 1:00 p.m. (viewing 12 noon) at the First Calvary Baptist Church with burial to follow in the Lincoln Cemetery. Public viewing will be held Friday beginning at 3:00 p.m. at the Leevy’s Funeral Home, Taylor Street Chapel.
Mr. Houey graduated from Granard High School in Gaffney South Carolina and Denmark Technical College. He taught tailoring for 31 years and received numerous awards and recognitions: National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, South Carolina Technical Education Award, Denmark Technical College Outstanding Service Award, Outstanding Educator of the Year Instructor Award and Distinguished Alumni Award. He was employed as a tailor at Lourie’s, S&K, Joseph A. Bank Stores and Granger Owens.
Surviving are his wife, Vivian Bradley Houey; son, Terrence J. (Stacie) Houey; daughter, Mar-Rose Houey (Antonio) Riley; seven grandchildren, four sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

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