May 18, 1920 - September 1, 2012
Big Stone Gap, VA Douglas J. "D. J." Egan, 92, of Powell Valley, passed away on Saturday (Sept. 1, 2012) at Mountain View Regional Medical Center in Norton, VA. He was a lifelong resident of Powell Valley and a self-employed dairy farmer. He was a U. S. Army Veteran of WWII, having served in the African and European theaters. D. J. was a former president of the Agricultural Committee Board in Wise County and a former board member of the Wise County Social Services Fraud Investigation Unit. He attended Legion Memorial United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Billy Bramble Egan and Estelle May (Quesenberry) Egan. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Juanita Egan; two daughters, Jamie Egan Kelly and husband, Jim, and Donna Egan Weatherspoon and husband, John, both of Big Stone Gap; one son, Dexter Egan and wife, Patricia of Duffield, VA; six grandchildren, John Douglas Weatherspoon and wife Carey, Janay Kelly Griffin and husband, Peter, Whitney Paige Egan, Elizabeth Weatherspoon Pettry and husband, John, Shania Taylor and Ricky Taylor; and seven great grandchildren. The family wishes to express their gratitude to: Barry Meade, Kara Burgan and to the Mountain View Regional Medical Center Long-term Care Unit. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at Holding Funeral Home (17 E. 3rd St., N.) in Big Stone Gap. The funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Wednesday in the funeral home chapel with Evangelist Jonah Ray Shoop officiating. Military rites, by local V.F.W. and D.A.V. posts and the VA National Guard Honors Team, will follow in Powell Valley Memorial Gardens. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Judes Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. To view the obituary and sign the online registry, please visit www.holdingfuneralhome.com. Holding Funeral Home is honored to serve Mr. Egan's family.
Big Stone Gap, VA Douglas J. "D. J." Egan, 92, of Powell Valley, passed away on Saturday (Sept. 1, 2012) at Mountain View Regional Medical Center in Norton, VA. He was a lifelong resident of Powell Valley and a self-employed dairy farmer.... View Obituary & Service Information
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