R. Duane Douglas, 81, of Concord Church Rd, North Sewickley Twp died unexpectedly on Monday, September 7, at the Heritage Valley Hospital, Beaver.
Born December 4, 1933 in New Castle, PA, he was the son of the late Charles E. and Julia I. Laughlin Douglas.
He was married to Carol Lee Swick Douglas for 57 years, she survives.
Duane was a member of the Concord United Methodist Church. A graduate of Beaver Falls High School in 1951, he was formerly a North Sewickley Twp Supervisor. Duane was a member of the Beaver Lawrence and PA Farm Bureau. He enjoyed owning and operating Douglas Farm for many years.
Besides his wife, survivors include son, Mark Douglas of North Sewickley Twp, daughter, Janice (Brant) Cooper of Marion Twp, seven grandchildren, Robert, Daniel, and Christopher Wright, Jaclyn Reader, Ryan Cooper, Jessica Bennett, and Ethan Douglas, nine great grandchildren, and a brother, James P. (Donna) Douglas of North Sewickley Twp.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kathleen Sue Douglas in 2001, a sister, Jeanne Singo, and a brother, Charles E. Douglas Jr.
Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday September 9, from 2 to 4 and from 7 to 9 at the Marshall Funeral Home, 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City.
The family will receive friends for one hour before the Funeral Service, which will be held at the Concord United Methodist Church on September 10, at 11 am with Rev. John Phipps officiating.
Interment will follow in the Concord Church Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Church.
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.
Rob & Amanda Wright – I know you are going to miss him very much and so will your children. You speak of him all the time with love in your words. Now you will have to keep him alive with the children by talking about him and how much fun all of you had with him. Remember he is watching from heaven and keeping an eye on all of you. God Bless all of you. Here for you if you need me Love always, Pinky & Ed
Jim, Donna, and family, (Jaime Fryer), I am so sorry for your loss of Duane. I have you all in my thoughts and prayers at this very sad time. Love you all, Pen
I am so sad to hear of the loss of another Great person from this life. Duane was always a hard working, gentle soul. He will be dearly missed and well thought of. Rest well, good and faithful servant.
Carol Lee, Mark and Janice, Uncle Duane was a good man who always worked so hard and loved his family so much. My condolences to you and all your family. I pray that you get passed this trying time and remember the good times….Love, Frances
We were so sad to receive notice of Uncle Duane sudden passing and the whole family’s loss. We pray for strength during your hard time. We love you and sorry we we were unable to be there.
Our condolences from Florida and Dominican Republic. .Monica and family.