Edward David Douthit, 76, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Thursday, February 20, 2020, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C.

He was born on July 22, 1943, in Baltimore, Md., to the late Ralph and Violet Frady Douthit. Mr. Douthit attended Liberty Baptist Church and Trinity Baptist Church in Mooresville. The first part of his life he worked with General Time and later finished his career proudly with Douthit Electrical.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by the mother of his son, Evelyn Morris Douthit; previous wife, Patricia “Gayle” Moore Douthit; and brother, Bobby Douthit.

He is survived by his son, Charles “Chuck” Douthit, and wife Rhonda and their sons, Chase and Caleb Douthit; stepson, Nicky Helms and fiancée, Angie McConnell; sisters, Jean Karriker and Ann Tilley; and brothers, Arnold Douthit and Jack Douthit.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 22, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Liberty Baptist Church. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, February 24, at Liberty Baptist Church with Rev. Eddie Graham and Rev. Arnold Douthit officiating. The body will lie in state 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial will follow the service in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gordon Hospice House, 2341 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Douthit family. Condolences may be made to the family at www.cavin-cook.com.

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