Purple Heart Hero & War Veteran Advocate, Michael “Hambone” Douglas, Dies

CHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (CN2 NEWS) Vietnam War Veteran Michael “Hambone” Douglas died on Sunday after a short, but tough, battle with cancer.  He was 71 years old.  Hambone served in the Vietnam War and received the Purple Heart after he drove over a landmine and nearly lost his life in Bu Dop, Vietnam.  He spent the remainder of his life fighting for veterans and was a proud member of the Rolling Thunder veteran advocacy group.  In 2018, he was named a CN2 Hometown Hero.

Visitation will be on Friday, December 27th from 11 a.m until 1 p.m. at Greene’s Funeral Home on Ebenezer Road.  Chapel Service will be from 1:30 p.m. until finished.  The procession order will include Rolling Thunder members on motorcycles.  Al Guest will pull Hambone’s motorcycle behind his truck.

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