Douglas Wayne Propst, 49, of Hot Springs, Virginia died Monday, November 07, 2016 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia.

He was born August 13, 1967 in Hot Springs, the son of William Arland Propst and Susan Pearl Shaffier Propst.

Doug was a self-employed logger. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting. He was a loving son, brother, uncle, father and grandfather.

He is survived by his parents, Arlie and Sue Propst of Warm Springs, Virginia; a son, Dustin Propst of Hot Springs; a granddaughter, Kylee Propst of Hot Springs; a brother; Dale Propst & wife Tittle of Warm Springs; nieces and nephews, Trista Randozzo & husband Joe, Tiffany Ryder & husband Josh, Dalton Propst & wife Hannah, Daren Propst, Jamie Buzzard & wife Brittany; Special Friends, Ed Lowry of Warm Springs and Cresha Lindsay of Hot Springs.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Donna Sue Propst Buzzard.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Friday, November 11, 2016 at McLaughlin & Young Funeral Home with Pastor Lorrie Aikens officiating. Interment will be in Mountain Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers will be family & friends attending the service.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., Thursday evening at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hot Springs Rescue Squad, P.O. Box N, Hot Springs, Virginia 24445.


  1. Was just so sorry to find out about your loss. Prayers go to the whole families involved. Angie and Frances Selmon

  2. May god keep this family strong during this difficult time

  3. Our heartfelt sympathy to all of you during this time. Much love and prayers.

    Donnie and Angela Caracofe

  4. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the whole family. Over the years we have come to know most of the logging crew and always enjoyed each and every one of you. The loss of Doug leaves a hole in that crew that will never be replaced. God bless- Roy and Sue

  5. We are so sorry for your loss.Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.Doug will be greatly missed. Jerry, Barbara, Timmy Varner

  6. It’s so hard to believe that he is gone….Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families during this difficult time. Ralphie and Patti Riner


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