Wilbur S. “Smitty” Doyle, Jr., 72, of Martinsville, Va. passed away on Friday, August 5, 2022. He was born March 29, 1950, to Wilbur S. Doyle, Sr. and Lillie Frances Turner Doyle.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Elizabeth Doyle.
He is survived by his sisters, Gail Doyle Smith (Wright) of Wilmington, NC, and Sarah Doyle Krebs (Bill) of Greensboro, NC; brother, David Reid Doyle (Meg), of Wilmington, NC; nieces and nephews John Gregory, IV (Leslie); Elizabeth Morgan; Army Lt. Colonel William Krebs, Jr. (Krista); Turner Krebs (Agustina); Kathryn McCarthy (Tony); Heather Lowder; Laura Doyle; Reid Doyle; Alex Rollmann (James); and 14 great nieces and nephews; and his beloved Labrador retriever Libby.
Smitty was a 1968 graduate of Drewry Mason High School and also attended Wake Forrest University. Following college, he enlisted and proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Martinsville and taught Computer-Aided Design (CAD) at PHCC.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, at Roselawn Burial Park and will be officiated by Rev. Dr. Libby Grammer. A visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, August 8, 2022 at McKee-Stone Funeral Home Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made to Labs of Lancelot, 816 Lancelot Drive, Pleasant Garden, N.C. 27313. Labs of Lancelot breeds, trains and provides Labrador retrievers for military veterans. Those who wish may also donate to a charity of your choice.
McKee-Stone Funeral Home, Martinsville, VA is serving the family.
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