Douglas J. Logan

July 25, 2012  

LOWVILLE, N.Y.  —  Douglas J. Logan, 77, of Stanley, North Carolina, and formerly of Lowville, died Wednesday morning, July 25, at his home under the care of his family and Hospice of Lincoln County.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 31, at Sundquist Funeral Home, Lowville, with Bruce W. Chapman retired minister officiating. Burial will be in Beaches Bridge Cemetery. Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, July 30, at the funeral home, where an Elks service will be conducted at 7 p.m.

Born Dec. 16, 1934, in Lowville, a son of the late John L. and Hilda Foster Logan, he graduated in 1952 from Lowville Academy. 

Doug served in the Navy Reserves and was honorably discharged. 

He married Nancy J. Carlston on March 6, 1954, at the Lowville Methodist Church with Rev. Thomas J. Williams officiating.

Mr. Logan was a very active member of the Lowville community where he was a member of the Lowville United Methodist Church; a lifetime member and Past Exalted Ruler of the BPOE Lodge #1605; a member of the Lion’s Club and a member and past-president of the Jaycee’s. He was also a Boy Scout Troop Leader for Troop #177 and past member of the Lowville Fire Department. 

He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, snowmobiling and 4-wheeling. He especially loved to be with his family.

After retiring from the Lewis County Highway Department, Doug and Nancy moved to North Carolina.

Surviving are his wife, Nancy; two sons and their wives, Bob and Nadine Logan, Lowville, and Mark and Jenie Logan, Goodyear, Ariz.; a daughter, Penny Wicks and companion James England, Stanley, N.C.; a brother and his wife, Larry and Jannie Logan, Bixby, Okla.; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; two step brothers, Milton and Elmer Lehman and two step sisters, Maitta Moshier and Cleo Clark.

His step father, Elmer Lehman, two sisters, Marlene Hirsch, Linda Marolf, two step sisters, Ella Mae Lehman, Delores Zehr and two step brothers, Larry and Gilbert Lehman, all died before him.

Memorials in Douglas’ name may be sent to: Friends of Lewis County Hospice, Inc. P.O. Box 266, Lowville, NY 13367.

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Information provided by Sundquist Funeral Home of Lowville and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.