Douglas J. North, 78, of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on November 2, 2012. Born in Winslow Arizona, he was the only child of James and Ruth (Richards) North. Doug arrived on October 6, 1934.
Doug is survived by his wife of 28 years, Mildred; step children, Diane Hinshaw, Brian Hinshaw, Michael D. Hinshaw, and David C. Hinshaw; grandchildren, David Ryan Hinshaw, Nicole T. Hinshaw, Ryan S. Hinshaw, Steven Hinshaw, Randy Hinshaw, Marissa Hinshaw, and Katie Hinshaw. Doug is preceded in death by his parents, James North and Ruth North.
Doug worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator in Alaska in the oil fields before returning to Arizona in 1985. In his spare time Doug enjoyed exploring and adventuring in Arizona.
Arrangements entrusted to Mariposa Gardens Memorial Park and Funeral Care, 400 South Power Road, Mesa, Arizona 85206. Please leave a tribute to Doug on the family's website at www.MariposaGardens.com.