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Robert Lee Doctor

February 14, 1948 ~ December 14, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Robert Doctor Obituary

Mr. Robert Lee Doctor, the third son of six siblings to the late Mr. Lucus Doctor and Lucile Bouie Doctor was born on February 14, 1948 in Walterboro, South Carolina.

Robert was educated in the public schools of Colleton County. When attending school, he drove a school bus. Robert enjoyed to fish and hunt. In his youth, he farmed with his father and brothers.

In February of 1967, he was joined in holy matrimony to Virginia Riggins. They have no children.

In addition his parents, he was proceeded in death by this older brother Mr. Calvin Doctor.

In November of 1967, he was drafted into the United States Army. He was wounded in Vietnam and honorably discharged in November of 1969. He recieved the Purple Heart, The Nation Defense Service Metal with the Bronze Star; Vietnam Campaign Metal with device 1960 and the Combat Infantry Man's Badge.

Later in life, he was employed by The Williams Trucking Company as truck driver. He worked until he had to leave in 2006 because of his wife's illness. He took care of his wife until death.

He leaves to cherish his memory: His loving wife of 56 years, Mrs. Virginia R. Doctor, four brothers, Mr. Leroy Doctor (Harriett) of Walterboro, SC, Mr. Chesley B. Doctor (Gloria) of Virginia, Mr. Madison Doctor (Valerie) of Columbia, SC and Mr. Micheal Doctor of Tampa, Fla. Three sister in laws Ms. Linda R. Glover, Ms. Julia Mae Riggins and Ms. Jacqueline Doctor, One Brother in law Mr. Vincent Riggins, host of nieces, nephews, grand nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

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Services

Public Viewing
Thursday
December 21, 2023

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Harold Frazier Mortuary
300 Francis Street
Walterboro, SC 29488

Celebration of Life
Friday
December 22, 2023

11:00 AM
Cypress Creek Christian Church
7 Cypress Pond Road
Walterboro, SC 29488

Interment
Tuesday
December 26, 2023

12:00 PM
Beaufort National Cemetery
1601 Boundary Street
Beaufort, SC 29902

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