Programs adorned with a photo of Doug Mayes were presented to attendees to his funeral service Wednesday. A funeral service for Mayes, the longtime WBTV and later WSOC-TV anchor who died Sunday was held at Denver United Methodist Church on Wednesday October 21, 2015. A number of Mayes colleagues from his days on television attended. He was a Shriner and Navy veteran.
Programs adorned with a photo of Doug Mayes were presented to attendees to his funeral service Wednesday. A funeral service for Mayes, the longtime WBTV and later WSOC-TV anchor who died Sunday was held at Denver United Methodist Church on Wednesday October 21, 2015. A number of Mayes colleagues from his days on television attended. He was a Shriner and Navy veteran. John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
Programs adorned with a photo of Doug Mayes were presented to attendees to his funeral service Wednesday. A funeral service for Mayes, the longtime WBTV and later WSOC-TV anchor who died Sunday was held at Denver United Methodist Church on Wednesday October 21, 2015. A number of Mayes colleagues from his days on television attended. He was a Shriner and Navy veteran. John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
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