Douglas C. Custer, 79, of Donahoe Manor Road, Bedford, formerly of Schellsburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021, at Donahoe Manor Nursing Home.

Mr. Custer was born in Schellsburg on July 9, 1942, son of the late Charles F. and Rosie (Felix) Custer.

He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Doug was preceded in death by an infant brother and sister, as well as brother, Ronald Custer; sister, Grace Callihan; sister, Loretta Nunamaker; brother, Ralph Custer; and sister, Shelvy Cessna.

Doug worked on the family farm which he greatly enjoyed.

Friends will be received on Friday, Oct. 29, from 1-2:30 p.m. at Mickle-Geisel Funeral Home, Schellsburg.

A funeral service will be held at Mickle-Geisel Funeral Home, Schellsburg, at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29, with Pastor Brandon Horton officiating.

Interment at Hull Cemetery New Paris.

A sincere thank you to all the nurses and staff at Donahoe Manor who cared for Doug while he was there.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements entrusted to Mickle-Geisel Funeral Home, Schellsburg.

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