Gene Douglas

May 24, 2021

On Saturday May 22, 2021 our loving husband, father, brother, and Pawpaw, Gene Douglas, went home to be with our Lord and Savior. Gene was born on July 31, 1940 in Pensacola Florida to the late Earl and Amanda Douglas. Gene served our country in the United States Army from 1964-1966, in which time he proudly served in the Vietnam War. Gene went on to retire from International Pape after 21 years. He continued to work for several years, and especially enjoyed his time as “the produce man” at Grocery Advantage in Cantonment.

Gene enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, camping, fishing, and simply just getting in the car and going!

Gene was proceeded in death by his parents, his brothers Earl Jr., Johnny, and Buddy. He is survived by his wife Ellen, whom he loved dearly, they were married for 53 years. He is also survived by his children Ronnie Douglas (Teri), Jason Douglas (Tammy), Mike Douglas (Lorrie), Geno Douglas, and Cyndi Orrill. His grandchildren Taylor Pody (Ben), Cortney Douglas, Maddy Douglas, Jackson Douglas, Josh Douglas. His brother Carl Douglas, sisters Florence Guthrey, Dale Foshee, Elaine Kleinschmidt, Glenda Thompson, and Joyce Melvin, as well as a host of relatives and friends who loved him very much. Funeral Services will be held at Faith Chapel North. Visitation will be Wednesday May 26 from 6-8. Services will be Thursday May 27 at 2:00. Pastor Keith Mott will be officiating.

Pallbearers will be Sam Daniel, Jerry Daniel, Johnny Daniel, Jackson Douglas, and Josh Douglas.

In Lieu of flowers contributions can be made in his honor to Covenant Care Hospice. You can donate at


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