Douglas A. Albergotti, 72, of Santee, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at the Rice Estates, Columbia.
Graveside Funeral Services will be held 10:00 AM Saturday at Harleyville Cemetery.
Douglas was born on September 10, 1947, a son of the late Marion Lewis Metts, Joseph McKewn Albergotti and Aileen Fralix Albergotti. He was born and raised in Harleyville and was a 1965 graduate of Harleyville Ridgeville High School. He graduated from Shepard AFB, Texas as an aircraft engine mechanic and served in the United States Air Force, Airman Third Class. He was assigned to duty to Hurlburt Field, Florida then to Camron Bay, Vietnam with Tactical Air Command and returned home after his tour. He worked at Carolina Giant Cement Company and his ambitions grew. He was an entrepreneur and tried several businesses before starting his first used vehicle dealership, Doug’s Auto Sales in Ladson, SC. Later moved to Orangeburg, he continued with sales of used vehicles, Car R Us, Albergotti Brothers Upholstery, Auto World of Orangeburg and Auto World of Santee. Doug loved his country and was proud of his military service which was extremely important to him. He was predeceased by a brother, Joe Albergotti, Jr. and a sister, Annette Metts Gutbier.
Surviving is a son, Douglas Chad Albergotti; daughter-in-law, Tricia Hajek; grandchildren, Braydon Albergotti and Lochlyn Blackmon; brothers, Gregg Albergotti and Hampie Campbell; sisters, Cheryl Albergotti and Patsy Metts Albergotti Widdowson.
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