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Douglas Milton Shytles

November 6, 1936 ~ November 23, 2022 (age 86) 86 Years Old
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DATELINE:  KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
Douglas Milton Shytles
Douglas Milton Shytles, 86, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on November 23, 2022 at his home. Doug was born in Rutherford County, NC, son of the late George Russel and Pearl Neal Shytles and was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Shirley Banks Shytles and a brother, Sidney Shytles. Doug founded Shelby Elastics in 1972 and was the owner and operator until his retirement. He was a longtime member of First Baptist Church and an accomplished golfer. Doug enjoyed fishing and was instrumental in creating scholarships for the children of Cleveland County. He was a wonderful provider for his family, a loving father, and an adoring "Poppie" to his many grandchildren. The guidance, memories, and love created and shown by Doug will live in the hearts of his family and friends for a lifetime. 
SURVIVORS: Children: Mark Douglas Shytles, Kings Mountain, NC, Rhonda Shytles Cloninger (Rusty), Belton, NC, Brent Russell Shytles, Kings Mountain, NC
Siblings: Frank Shytles (Reba), Gaffney, SC, John Shytles, Boiling Springs, SC, Abbey Gaston, Atlanta, GA
Grandchildren: Leslie Laughridge (Ryan), Karen Rhodes (Jonathan), Joel Cloninger (Mary Frances), Russ Shytles, Kristen Wright (Jason), Scottlyn McCullough (Grayson)
Great Grandchildren: Noah, Bella, Hudson, Alex, Adalyn, Abigail, Emily, Benjamin
GRAVESIDE SERVICE: Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Mountain Rest Cemetery with Joel Cloninger and Jonathan Rhodes officiating
VISITATION: The family will speak with attendees immediately following the service in the cemetery
INTERMENT: Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, NC
MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Senior Scholars Fund c/o the Cleveland County Schools Educational Foundation at 400 West Marion Street, Shelby NC 28150
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ARRANGEMENTS:  HARRIS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
 

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Graveside Service
Tuesday
November 29, 2022

2:00 PM
Mountain Rest Cemetery
111 S Dilling St.
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

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Douglas Shytles

November 6, 1936-November 23, 2022




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