Douglas Baird Prickett

August 27, 1950April 11, 2018

Douglas Baird Prickett, 67 of Castle Hayne, NC passed away on April 11, 2018.

Mr. Prickett was born August 27, 1950 in Rochester, NY. He was the son of the late Frank Oliver Baird Prickett and Margaret Elizabeth Berry Prickett. Douglas was the head of design for Kimball International, a furniture manufacturer. He met his wife Eunie while they both were in graduate school at Rochester Institute of Technology studying design. Mr. Prickett had taught at the Penland School of Crafts in Penland, NC. He was an avid woodworker and furniture designer.

Survivors include his daughter Grace Prickett of Pittsburgh, PA; a brother Daniel Prickett and wife Nancy of Kiawah Island, SC; and two sisters, Sandra Stone and husband Douglas of Southport, NC, and Susan Benavidez and husband George of Portland, TX. Mr. Prickett was preceded in death by his wife Eunie Baird.

A memorial service was held at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Southport, NC.

Online condolences may be made at

Peacock –Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service.


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Gina Chanley

April 20, 2018

I just wanted to let you know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Your Dad and Mom were great people - so fun and creative.
Wishing all the best for you - miss you!

Brent and Gina Chanley

Richard & Martha Beisheim

April 17, 2018

Sandy, Doug & Family,
We just wanted to let you know how sorry we were to hear about your brother Doug. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Dick & Martha

Jacque Disinger

April 16, 2018

We all have such fond memories of your Dad, from him driving Mollie to dance, to him giving William a hard time about him asking you to prom and him helping us with our waterfall. So sorry for your loss.
Thinking of you.
Bob, Jacque , William and Mollie