William-Doig-Obituary

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William Arden Doig

Williamsburg, Virginia

Aug 4, 1938 – Mar 19, 2019 (Age 80)

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Nelsen Funeral Home - Williamsburg Obituary

William Arden Doig, Capt (Ret) USCG, passed away on March 19, 2019. He was born to Gladys and Arthur Doig on August 4, 1938, in Cooperstown, NY. His parents, sister and brother preceded him in death. His daughter, Julia passed away in 2012.Bill is survived by his wife of 53 years, Ruby, his...

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I will cherish my time with Mr. Doig. A wonderfully unique and caring man. Many warm wishes and prayers for Mrs. Doig and family.Megan TurnageRiverside Hospice

I worked with Bill at the Landing from 2002 till 2007. He was a great leader,and a kind and compassionate man. My sympathies to Ruby. I know you'll miss him terribly.

My condolences to your family. You will be truly missed. May your kind personality and strong character live on through your children and grandchildren.

I'm sure he raised amazing children that will carry on his legacy. We are partial to one in particular, our colleague Kristin. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Charlotte Prologistix

Both of us share your sorrow and feel that we have all lost someone very special .


Rita Howard - formerly Yorktown Red Cross
Forest Price - formerly Red Cross Blood Svcs

so sorry to hear about your loss. RIP Woody and Ruthie Mitchell

Fair winds Coastie, RIP.

It was an honor to serve under Capt Doig. He was a fine officer and gentleman. More importantly, he was a kind man who cared deeply about those around him.

I first met Bill as an Ensign in 1962 on board USCGC Nike (Wpc 112) in Gulfport, MS. Bill was a damn good officer and shipmate. My sincere condolences to you Ruby. Rest in peace my friend. May you have have fair winds and following seas.