Frank Douglas “Doug” Hypes, 78 of Roanoke, formerly of Eden, NC, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 30. Born on October 6, 1942, to the late Elbert and Tula Hughes Hypes.
Doug loved to hunt and fish, but most of all he loved his Lord. He played the guitar, banjo, harmonica; music was his passion. He played and sang with various church groups throughout his life.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Juanita Bailey Hypes; sisters, Varina Hypes Ryan and Marie Hypes; brothers, Levi, Junior, Sidney and Nelson. He is survived by his daughter Trina Lynn Hypes; one sister, Yvonne Lucas; special niece, Susan Lane and husband Randy; two granddaughters; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service, officiated by Pastor Kenny Davis, was held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 4, at Paitsel Funeral Home in New Castle. Interment followed at Craig Healing Springs Christian Church Cemetery. The family received friends one hour prior to the service. Arrangements were by Paitsel Funeral Home. www.paitselfh.com