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Douglas Allen Prickett

October 5, 1960 ~ October 5, 2020 (age 60)

Tribute

 

Douglas Allen Prickett, of Nampa, Idaho, went home to be with his Lord and Savior October 5, 2020, after a sudden aortic dissection.


Doug was born in Nampa, Idaho, to Vera and Allen. His family moved to Oregon when he was a teenager. After high school, he joined the US Navy and served 3 years. When he was 22, he met his bride, the love of his life, Margie. They married on April 12th, 1984 in Canyon County. They have two sons: Kenny and Tony Prickett. They built their life in Nampa, where he worked many jobs, but one he took the most pride in was the Canyon County Sheriff’s Department. In 2004, he joined the Idaho Army National Guard. Doug proudly served two tours for the Army in Iraq Operation Iraqi Freedom III and Operation New Dawn. He retired from the Military in May of 2019.


He was a friend to all he met, and was a stranger to no one. He loved his family and friends passionately and fiercely. He was a beloved Husband, Father, Brother, Papa and El Padre. 


Doug was preceded in death by his mother Vera, and his Father Allen. He is survived by his Bride: Margie, Sons: Kenny (Staci), and Tony (Shallan), Step-Father: Bob Miller, Sisters: Susan (Scott) Drennan, and Cathy (Bert) Kirby; Grandchildren: Khia, Abigail, Noah, Ashlee, Brooklynn, and Kylan, Great-Grandchildren: Neo, and Austyn, as well as many cherished Aunts, Uncles, Nieces and Nephews.


Visiting hours will be held at Alsip and Persons Funeral Chapel: 404 10th Ave South, Nampa, ID on Friday, October 16th from 5-8PM, with the funeral service to follow on Saturday, October 17th at 11AM. Due to COVID restrictions, the funeral service will be by invitation only. However we would invite all to attend via livestream, available at https://www.alsippersons.com/tributes/Douglas-Prickett

 

Great articles about Doug: 

https://www.idahopress.com/news/local/2cscoop/weathering-the-storm-idaho-military-family-finally-gets-new-roof/article_9b89ac8f-45fb-56ca-80dd-6c24004938a0.html

https://www.idahopress.com/news/nampan-among-national-guard-soldiers-ready-to-head-overseas/article_27a3ae42-abb0-5d4e-bd5a-8032019e4526.html

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Douglas Allen Prickett, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Friday
October 16, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Alsip and Persons Funeral Chapel
404 10th Avenue South
Nampa, ID 83651

Video is available for this event


Funeral Service
Saturday
October 17, 2020

11:00 AM
Alsip and Persons Community Room
404 10th Avenue South
Nampa, ID 83651

Video is available for this event


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