Douglas Zin Nolin, age 70, passed away September 06, 2021, at Thomas Hospital in Fairhope, Alabama. He was a longtime resident of Mobile, Alabama, and resided in Orange Beach, Alabama. He was born on October 19,1950 in Flomaton, Alabama, where he played football for the Flomaton Hurricanes and graduated as president of the senior class 1968. In 1970, he graduated from United Electronics Institute in Birmingham, Alabama, with a degree in Electronics. In 1974, he went to work for National Cash Register (now AT&T) and retired after 42 years of service. He attended Orange Beach United Methodist Church.
Mr. Nolin was preceded in death by his parents, Zin and Onnie Merle (Fuller) Nolin of Flomaton, Alabama, and brothers, David Nolin, Steve Nolin, and Kenneth Nolin.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Jean Foote Nolin of Orange Beach, Alabama; son, Keith Nolin of Saraland, Alabama; daughters, Kristi Wright (Michael) of Knoxville, Tennessee, and Kasey Fort (Drew) of Grand Bay, Alabama; stepchildren, Michael VanVactor (Isabelle) of Birmingham, Alabama, and Brian VanVactor (Emily) of Noblesville, Indiana. He was a beloved granddaddy to granddaughters, Victoria Wright, Hannah Wright, Mikela Wright, Elizabeth Wright, Madison Casstevens, Addison VanVactor, and Saila Fort; and grandsons, Dylan Casstevens (Brittany) and John Wright. He is also survived by sisters-in-law, Jo Nolin of Flomaton, Cindy Lawrence (John) and Carol Wetherington (Roger); and many cousins, nieces, nephews and devoted friends.
There will be a time of visitation for family and friends will be at Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Road in Daphne, Alabama, on Saturday, September 11, 2021, from 10 a.m. – 12 noon.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that extensions of respect and remembrance be made to Orange Beach United Methodist Church Missions Team, 28751 Canal Rd, Orange Beach, AL 36561 or online at www.orangebeachumc.org.
A private family burial at Flomaton Cemetery in Flomaton, Alabama, will take place at a later date.
Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at www.hughesfh.com. Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Road, Daphne, AL, is assisting the family.