OBITUARY

Paul Randall Douglas

June 22, 1958December 25, 2018

Paul Randall Douglas, 60, of Savannah, GA passed away December 25, 2018 in LaGrange, GA. Paul was born June, 22 1958 in Reedsburg, WI to the late Charles J Douglas and Katherine Patricia Metzger. After proudly serving in the United States Navy, Paul began a 30-year career in nuclear medicine working at hospitals throughout the southeast. He is survived by his two sons, Adam P. Douglas and Ryan M. (Caroline) Douglas and granddaughter Blair Jennings Douglas; brothers Larry (Terri) Douglas, Craig (Donna) Douglas and Gary (Lisa) Douglas; nieces and nephews: Brandon Douglas, MaCall (Dave) Tourdot, Elle (Alex) Ray, Mattie (Alex) Nicholson, Meghan, Olivia, and Ava Douglas.

A Celebration of Life memorial service will be held Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 2:00pm at Holy Spirit Evangelical Lutheran Church in Charleston, SC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Paul’s honor to the Center on Addiction, 212.841.5228.

Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com.

Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA 30240 (706) 884-8636

  • FAMILY

  • Adam P. Douglas, Son
  • Ryan M. & Caroline Douglas, Son
  • Blair Jennings Douglas, Granddaughter
  • Larry & Terri Douglas, Brother
  • Craig & Donna Douglas, Brother
  • Gary & Lisa Douglas, Brother
  • Brandon Douglas, Nephew
  • MaCall &Dave Tourdot, Niece
  • Elle & Alex Ray, Niece
  • Mattie & Alex Nicholson, Niece
  • Meghan Douglas, Niece
  • Olivia Douglas, Niece
  • Ava Douglas, Niece

Services

  • Celebration of Life Service Saturday, January 26, 2019
REMEMBERING

Paul Randall Douglas

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Jennifer Fowler

January 25, 2019

I will miss you my friend. You were always there for me and helped me through some tough times. I was so saddened to hear about your passing...I still cannot believe it. Know that your Savannah family loves and misses you and hopefully you are at peace now.

Deirdre Boyce

January 22, 2019

I will always remember Paul's laughing,smiling eyes!! He was the outspoken, life and soul,helping me with the crossword puzzle!! Being from Ireland i just didnt understand the football,and Paul.did try and explain it, but i didnt need to ask if his team did something good or bad....there would be an absolute roar,usually on my left, and i just knew if the eyes were smiling it was good!! Then he'd look down and say 3 across is... grits...❤ so softly i could barely hear him!! I'm sure his passing will have left a large hole in the family. He was such a personality and will be greatly missed by anyone that spent time in his company. Rest in peace Paul. We miss you

Rachel Hinely

January 21, 2019

When I moved back to Savannah at 21 broke and broken hearted, Paul, who was living with my mother at the time, opened up his home to me no questions asked. When I was feeling low and down on myself he would lift me up and almost always our conversations would end with laughter. It’s been years since we last spoke, but the older we get, the more we realize the impact people from our past have made on our lives, and I wish I had the chance to thank him and say goodbye. After suffering the loss of a sibling a few years ago, I understand there is nothing I can do to ease the pain of such a tragedy, but to his family and loved ones, my heart sincerely goes out to all of you.

Donna and Jim Gilroy

January 20, 2019

We met Paul (and the Beef’s gang) 10 years ago at Beef O’Bradys. We had many laughs with him. Fishing off our tiny deck one Easter, watching him play his drum as Jim’s rhythm section, always interesting current event conversations. We moved in 2009, but came back a year ago. When we saw Paul, it was like we never left. It was great to relive memories with him. We’re so sorry to hear that he passed. His huge personality will be missed.

Pryme Tyme

January 19, 2019

When i think about paul i remember all my greatest memories from beefs. I think i knew him all my ten years working there. He would always greet me with what up money, and he always wanted to buy me a drink even though i got them for free. Im sad to see you go but happy our lives crossed paths. Rest in peace Paul the mayor of Beef O Bradys Wilmington Island

Janet Truglio

January 19, 2019

Enjoyed alot of boat rides & watching many football games together. RIP my friend Paulie! ❤

Kim Hinely

January 19, 2019

I am so sorry for your loss. I still can't believe he is gone. Paul and I met here in Savannah at the infamous Beef O'Brady's. Little did we know that our little group of friends we made at Beef's would become so important in our lives - even to this day. If Beef's was a community (and it was) Paul would have been the mayor. Your dad and I were together for 4 years and he came into my life at a time when I really needed a friend and a protector. He turned out to be both for me. We had great fun and met some amazing people. I will always remember the good in your father, and the love I felt for him and from him. And I hope you do as well. He was so proud of you boys. Memories will keep him alive for years to come. God bless all those who loved him. I will keep you in my prayers.

Jason Hayes

January 19, 2019

Great kids. I will always remember his positive attitude. Rest in peace.

Toni Caleb

January 3, 2019

I went to high school with Paul and was so sorry to hear of his passing. My condolences go out to all of his loved ones.

Dan Gehringer

December 31, 2018

Worked with Paul for years in nuclear medicine in Savannah GA. Sorry to hear of his passing on Christmas. How did he die

FROM THE FAMILY