Mr. Willie C. "Doug" Victor died Dec. 4 in Rockdale County. The son of Mrs. Mary Frances Johnson Victor and the late Booker T. Victor, he was born in 1938 in Newton County. One of 14 children, Mr. Victor was preceded in death by brother Jay Victor. Mr. Victor was raised and educated in Newton County and joined St. Paul AME Church as an early age. He worked for Cross Construction for over 30 years. A hard worker, he enjoyed his job as a brick mason. During his spare time, Mr. Victor enjoyed playing cards, cooking, cleaning, working in the yard, making soap and being with his family and friends. Mr. Victor was a loving and caring person who was outspoken and kid to al he met.
Surviving are wife Barbara Ann Bell; mother Mrs. Mae Frances Victor; daughters Annette "Nett" Victor, Pamela Freeman, Teresa Regina (Charlie) Smith, Cheryl "Dooley" Victor, Tania "Lucy Robinson, Jara "Mau" Robinson, Tarella "Sal" Glover, Claudette Bailey; sons Shannon Durden, Stanley Robinson, Dexter "Boy" Victor, Timothy (Cheryl) Bell, Anthony "Ant" (Cheryl) Bell, Stacy "Sleepy" (Tonya) Robinson, Spencer "Mick" Robinson, Tyson Bell; 56 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; sisters Mae Margaret Morgan, Louise Lovett, Sadie Starr, Evelyn (Horace) Montgomery, Nellie (Tony) Hailey, Jerri Victor; brothers George Washington Victor, Cleveland Victor, Waymon Victor, Frank Victor, Melvin Victor, Billy Victor; aunts Georgia Lee Gaither, Tiny B. Binton; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other loving relatives and dear friends.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today, Dec. 10, at St. Paul AME Church with Pastor Thomas Stegall and the Rev. Lamar Bell officiating. Interment will follow at Lawnwood Memorial Park.
The Covington News Dec. 10, 2008