SCOTLAND NECK — Douglas “Doug” Pittman Speight, 86, of Scotland Neck, died on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital in Tarboro, surrounded by his family.

Friends were invited from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13 to pay their respects at Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Services, which is handling the arrangements.

Due to the unprecedented COVID circumstances and the impact felt by the family, this time is for the community to pay their respects, but the family will not be present. Instead, the family plans to have a celebration of life gathering for Doug at a later date at Sylvan Heights Bird Park.

Due to COVID, the funeral service will be a private family event. However, a tribute video will be shared.

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