Douglas Wayne DeHart, 72, of Chattanooga, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013.He was born to the late George and Janie DeHart on Feb. 18, 1941 in Salem, Va. Wayne was of the Baptist faith. He moved to Chattanooga in 1966 and drove for U.S. Pipe & Foundry for eleven years. He bought his first truck and leased to Crete Carriers in Nebraska. He bought several trucks and leased them to Road Package System/FedEx and moved to the Nashville area until he sold his business in 2009 and returned to Chattanooga to retire because of health reasons. He and his girlfriend, Sherry Dunn lived in East Ridge. Wayne loved fishing, trucking, and NASCAR racing. He loved his 1950 Ford Deluxe Coupe that he and stepson Rusty built. He also built doll houses for his two granddaughters, Amber and Ashley. He loved his F-150 Fords. Wayne had so much knowledge of semi-trucks. He enjoyed working on them as he did driving them. Wayne was liked by everyone he met. He was a special husband, step-father, uncle, grandfather, brother and friend. Wayne was preceded in death by his brothers, Tony, Tom, and Rick; and sisters, Gerry and Shirley.Survivors include many who loved him, step-daughter, Sandy Swindall, Pensacola, Fla.; step-son, Kenneth Lemons, Chattanooga; loving granddaughters, Amber Swindall, Whites Creek, Tenn., and Ashley Pike, Chattanooga; grandsons, Andrew Lemons, Ringgold; Adam Swindall, Pensacola, Fla., and Coy Ivester, Rossville; sisters, Dot Wiltshire, Richmond, Va., and Joyce Hale, Salem, Va.; loving brother, Jim (Pat) DeHart, St. Charles, MO; several nieces and nephews; one friend who called him each day, Harold "Pnut" Taylor; he leaves two special people in his life, Larry and Kathy Jones, and his faithful dog Chico, his and Amber's pet Chihuahua. A special thanks is extended to Hospice of Chattanooga and his doctors for their brilliant minds in medicine, Dr. Robert Berglund, Dr. Jerrold Selzer, and Dr. John W. Forman.Funeral services will be held Tuesday Aug. 20, at 2 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Pastors Ed Shook and Chris Peponis officiating. Burial will follow in Lakewood Memory Gardens, South.To share expressions of sympathy, visit lane-southcrestchapel.com.The family will receive friends today from 4-8 p.m. at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, Rossville.