Graveside service for Mr. Cornelius Franklin “C.F.” Doud, III., age 76 of Fayetteville, will be conducted at 2 PM on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at Old Orchard Cemetery with Bro. Tim Shields and Bro. Don Hudson officiating. Visitation with the family will be from 11 AM to 1:30 PM on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at Higgins Funeral Home.
C.F. was the ninth of ten children born on September 13, 1944 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Cornelius Franklin Doud, Jr. and Pearl Mae Bryant Doud. He was a member of the Brown Teal Road Baptist Church. C.F. was an owner of an automotive and tire shop for many years, then he continued his work in the automotive and tire industry as a technician at Gowan Shell until his retirement, then he enjoyed working at Carter’s Drug Store, as a delivery man. His biggest passion in life was following his beagles through the brier patch in pursuit of a cotton tail or swamp rabbit. C.F. loved his family, church, and job, he was a soloist, song leader, and van driver for his church family. C.F. passed away on November 2, 2020 at Maury Regional Medical Center.
C.F. is survived by his beloved and devoted wife of sixteen years, Charlotte Mae Hanby Doud; son, Troy (Kristy) Doud; daughter, Treva (Freddy) Buntley; grandchildren, Kyle Buntley, Adam Buntley, Karston Doud, Kragen Doud, and Karoline Doud; great-grandchild, Maizley Doud; siblings, Cornelia Estelle (Ray) Helms, Barney Eugene Doud, Winston (Frances) Doud, William Kenneth Doud, and Neal (Pam) Doud; bonus children, LeRoy (Vicki) Veatch and Crystal (Ted) Rolof; bonus grandchildren, Joshua (Kristen) Veatch; Megan (Christopher) Strickland, Teddy (Tricia) Rolof, Cathie Rolof, Christine Rolof, Corey (Lindsay) Liggett, Hannah Stephens, Chelsea Rolof, and Hunter Rolof; bonus great-grandchildren, Jayden Veatch, Emma Veatch, Caitlin Rolof, Lane Rolof, Grant Rolof, Henry Rolof, Jordan Devaul, Elijah Liggett, Lucy Liggett, and Sadie Liggett; special longtime friend and hunting partner, Mac Kidd; and twelve beloved beagles. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Johnny Cletus Doud, Robert Doud, Ruth Milstead, and James Rufus Doud.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Al Menah Shrine Temple, 1354 Brick Church Pike, Nashville, TN 37207 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mr. C.F. Doud.