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William Douglas Ketron

• Sep 15, 2018 at 3:29 PM

William Douglas Ketron, of Washington County, VA, passed away on Friday, September 14, 2018 at Dominion Senior Assisted Living of Bristol. 

Doug was born in Kingsport, Tennessee, a son of the late William Clinton Ketron and Ruby H. Ketron.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Linda Roe Ketron in December of 2017.

Doug was a veteran of the United States Army and retired from the Kingsport Fire Department after 26 years of service. He and Linda enjoyed spending time in Florida and Doug loved sports and his Jeeps.

He is survived by his sisters, Evelyn Lindamood of Bristol, TN and Caroline Cowan of Knoxville, TN; two nieces; one nephew.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM on Monday, September 17, 2018 at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home in Bristol, TN. The funeral service will follow at 1:00 PM with Pastor Brian Treadway officiating.  The committal and interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Bristol, VA.

The family wishes to extend a special thanks to the staff of Ballad Hospice for all their wonderful care.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ballad Hospice House, 1 Medical Park Blvd, Bristol, TN 37620, or to Second Harvest Food Bank, PO Box 3327, Johnson City, TN 37602-3327.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and be viewed by visiting www.oakley-cook.com. Arrangements especially for Mr. Ketron and his family have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory.

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