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Charles William McDougall Jr., age 86

Charles William McDougall Jr., a recent resident of Maumelle, died June 9, 2021. He was born in Stuttgart, AR on August 10, 1934, to CW McDougall and Laura Viola Bouck McDougall.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Mary Laura Spicer, and daughter Charla Jo Stone.

A long-time resident of Stuttgart, Charles is survived by his wife of 65 years, Jo Garot McDougall, son Charles William (Duke) McDougall the 3rd (Lori), son in law Chris Stone, sister-in-law Nancy Garot Reynolds (Gus), and grandchildren Tanner Stone (Andrea), Chandler Stone, Lauren Stone Bracken (Brad), Shea Stone Rivera, Merritt McDougall, Collin McDougall (Katie) as well as a host of great grandchildren.

Charles was a graduate of the University of Arkansas with a degree in Agricultural Engineering. He farmed for 25 years near Stuttgart, AR. At 70 years of age, he found a second career as a commercial real estate appraiser based in Kansas City. He was highly respected in many states as an appraiser, he was Vice President at Adamson & Associates and a member of the appraisal Institute as well as many others. He also served on the Drier Board at Riceland Foods, the National Rice Council, and the Stuttgart School Board where he took the unpopular stance for public school integration. He was known for his hearty laugh, his listening skills, quiet demeanor, quick wit, and love of upscale classy ties. He enjoyed travel. His son especially remembers surprise trips, destination untold, his dad saying they are going to “Gazpada” _but ending up in California or Key West. He also had a fond love for history and chocolate milk shakes.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the National Wildlife Federation, P.O. Box 1691 Merriville, VA 22116.

The family wishes to thank Maumelle Companion Care, Sheena McDaniel, Tim Lipscomb, Cheri Lipscomb, Megan Lipscomb, Shania Hartley, J.R. Rose a good family friend and caregiver and the many caregivers for their compassionate loving care in the last months of Charles’s life.

Condolences may be sent to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street in Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076, or by visiting Charles’ online guestbook at www.anaturalstatefuneralservice.com .

19 Comments

  • Sheena McDaniel Posted June 10, 2021 6:32 PM

    You be missed say hi to Elvis.

  • Connie Pratt Posted June 10, 2021 10:23 PM

    So sorry for y’all loss, he was a great man

  • LaVada Ann Carnes Posted June 10, 2021 10:53 PM

    My heart is heavy with sadness over the news of the passing of this precious man. May his wife, son and grandchildren be comforted by the grace of their God. 🙏🏻❤️

    • Duke Posted June 19, 2021 1:12 PM

      Thanks miss y’all

  • Nick and Anna Robinson Posted June 11, 2021 12:30 PM

    Nick and I are so sorry for your loss. Charles was a good friend and a good person in general, he will be missed.

    • Duke Posted June 19, 2021 1:13 PM

      Thanks very much

  • Stacy Pendergrast Posted June 12, 2021 6:57 AM

    Paul and I hold fast to our love for Charles and our happy times together. It hurts to lose this kind, wise man of great wit. He will forever live as a model for us—how we can find humor and irony every day, how we must laugh no matter what.

  • Maryfrances Wagner and Greg Field Posted June 12, 2021 8:28 AM

    I’ve lost my favorite partner in minor crime and best dinner companion. Charles, I shall miss you so much. I hope where you are provides good food, love, and laughter. Love you.

    • Duke Posted June 19, 2021 1:13 PM

      Nice

  • Sue Trowbridge Posted June 12, 2021 8:57 AM

    Charles was a kind, generous, and very bright man. His love for Jo was always apparent in his comments and shone in his eyes. The many wonderful evenings Bill and I spent with them are cherished memories. Charles, thank you for being a gentle, positive spirit on the planet. Love and Godspeed from Sue Trowbridge

  • Lisa Stewart Posted June 12, 2021 9:19 AM

    Charles was the epitome of a gentleman. Humble, quiet, quick with laughter, supportive–a gentle giant. He complimented Jo’s free, artistic spirit, it seems, in the same way my Bob supports me. Nothing could be more valuable to an artist like Jo. We felt bolstered knowing that Charles was on the planet, even if we didn’t often get to see him in recent years. His memory and example will continue to bolster us. Our deepest sympathy go out to Jo, their children, and grandchildren, family, and friends.

  • William Trowbridge Posted June 13, 2021 12:24 PM

    Rest in peace. Charles. You were one of the truly good people.

  • Lindsey Martin-Bowen Posted June 13, 2021 9:08 PM

    My condolences, Jo. Carl (Rhoden) and I liked Charles very much and are sorry for your loss. Love to you and yours.

  • Terri Maier Posted June 14, 2021 10:29 AM

    Sending my condolences and love to the Family at this time. May the Lord surround and comfort each of you.

  • diane juhl Posted June 14, 2021 11:05 AM

    Duke prayer to you and family. So sorry for your loss. I know he will be missed put he up with is daughter now.

  • David Grandgeorge Posted June 15, 2021 9:49 AM

    Our family farms were not far apart near the Yoder road. We still have fond memories of Charles and the McDougalls in all the places life has taken us and will take us.

  • Paul Smith Posted June 17, 2021 2:17 PM

    Jo, my thoughts are with you.

  • Jerry Lynn rose Posted June 17, 2021 6:17 PM

    He was such a pleasure to be around him to take care of Mr. Charles will be greatly missed love you Charles Hope there’s lots of chocolate milkshakes in heaven

  • Love, Arosha, Priyantha, Niro & Nim Posted June 21, 2021 1:55 PM

    We are so deeply saddened to hear about Charles’s passing away recently as we were out of town. We loved so much visiting him & Jo. He was very kind hearted, loving , joking & my kids had such a good time always with him. Wish we had got a chance to see him last month or so. So sry Jo for your loss. We will visit with u soon.

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