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Douglas Piper Obituary

Douglas Shelton Piper
Douglas Shelton Piper

March 6, 1942 - May 30, 2019
Resided in Russellville, Kentucky


Douglas Shelton Piper, age 77, of Russellville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, May 30, 2019 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green, Kentucky. He was a Logan County native born March 6, 1942 to the late Leland Herndon Piper and Ila Louise Shelton Piper. He was a US Army Veteran and an inspector for Emerson Electric. He was a member of Woodlawn Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon. He is survived by:

His wife of 52 years ~ Charlene Akin Piper

2 Brothers ~ Larry Piper ~ Allensville, KY
His Twin, Donald Piper and wife, Bonnie ~ Russellville, KY

2 Sisters ~ Kathryn Stuart ~ Russellville, KY
Louise Whalen and husband, Jim ~ Charlotte, NC

Several Nieces and Nephews also survive.

Funeral Services for Douglas Shelton Piper will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home with Bro. Kenny Chyle officiating with burial to follow in Maple Grove Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Sunday from 8:00 am until the service hour of 2:00 pm.

Memorial Donations may be made to the Woodlawn Baptist Church Building Fund. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: Jimmy Stuart, John Stuart, Ralph Piper, Dodd Piper, Bryan Piper, Michael Whalen, Timmy Piper, Stanley Slaton, Stewart Slaton and Shawn Slaton

Honorary Pallbearers: Bobby Cardwell, Donald Piper, Donald Miller, Mike Flowers, James Robert Sanford, Larry Drake and Frank Castile




Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home
210 North Thurston Drive
Russellville, KY 42276
Saturday, June 1, 2019
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sunday, June 2, 2019
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home
210 North Thurston Drive
Russellville, KY 42276
Sunday, June 2, 2019
2:00 PM
Maple Grove Cemetery
515 West 9th Street
Russellville, KY 42276
Sunday, June 2, 2019


Woodlawn Baptist Church c/o Charlene Piper
329 Union Church Road
Russellville, KY 42276