OBITUARY

Douglas R. Murray

April 2, 1939March 19, 2021

Douglas Raymond Murray, age 81, of Belleville, Illlinois died Friday, March 19, 2021 in Lebanon, Illinois at Cedar Ridge. He was born April 2, 1939 in Powers, Michigan to George and Verna (nee Paquin) Hall.

Douglas had served in the United States Air Force and was an electrician by trade. He was an excellent wood carver with Belleville Area Woodcarvers (Holzschnitzers).

He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife Sylvia of 44 years.

Douglas is survived by his sister, Eileen (Gary) Rochon of Hermansville, Michigan; nieces, Sandy (Larry) Moilanen, Carolyn (Bob) Gregg, Peggy (Mike) Draxler; nephew, Rodney (Colleen) Rochon; and close friend, Shirley Ode of Mascoutah, Illinois.

Memorials may be made out to Mascoutah Senior Center or Oakhill Seventh Day Adventist Church.

A private graveside service will take place at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri.

Services

  • Inurnment

    Friday, April 2, 2021

Memories

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Theresa Widman

March 23, 2021

Doug , You are a special friend. Was and always will be. But I still will not read the bible. You pray for me and I will pray for you. Take care of me from heaven. Will remember and love you forever.

Theresa

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