Douglas Prideaux

Published 2:58 pm Friday, June 20, 2008

Born in Armonk, N.Y., he was the son of the late Henry and Cecilia Webb Prideaux. He was a retired commander in the USNR and was active during WWII and Korean Conflict. Mr. Prideaux graduated from Lehigh University class of 1939 and received his master&squo;s degree from New York University. He retired from American Cyanamid after a long career in 1978. Mr. Prideaux was a member of the Tryon Presbyterian Church, Tryon.

Surviving are: his wife of 66 years, Jean Post Prideaux; two sons, Douglas Prideaux and wife Peggy of Eden Prairie, Minn., and Peter Prideaux and wife Phyllis of New Bern, N.C.; one daughter, Penny Meisel and husband Dr. John of Bellevue, Wash.; one sister, Peggy Cartmell of Wilmington, Del. Also surviving are ten grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Friday, June 20, 2008 at

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11 a.m. in the Tryon Presbyterian Church with Rev. Mary Potter officiating.

An online guest register may be signed at

McFarland Funeral Chapel of Tryon is in charge of arrangements.

‐ paid obituary