OBITUARY

Terry Joe Douglas

January 5, 1948July 8, 2018
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Terry Douglas, 70, of Marlin, passed away, Sunday July 8, 2018, in a Dallas Hospital, surrounded by his daughter, Vicki and son-in-law, Randy McLaughlin, friends and his Pastor. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at Adams funeral home in Marlin. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM, Friday, July 13, 2018 at Grace Lutheran Church in Marlin with the Reverend Kurt Rutz officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery; following the interment, a meal will be at the Marlin Men's Association Building on Business Hwy 6.

Terry graduated from Marlin High School in 1966, from there he enrolled at Glenn Junior College before transferring to Sam Houston State University graduating in 1971 with a BBA. He started his working career at LL Sam's in Waco, then back to Marlin, where he worked at Marlin Mills until he changed careers. Mr. Douglas started working at Wallace Computer Service, he retired in 2003. Terry enjoyed just talking to people and being in the community helping with barbeques, coaching little league, playing softball, and seeing him jogging through the streets of Marlin with his dog Mister in his younger years. He enjoyed working on his farm, he was a big fan of the Baylor Lady Bears basketball program and a lifelong Cowboys fan. Mr. Douglas was an avid contributor and volunteer to the Falls County youth fair; Terry enjoyed just being around people. He held several offices that includes: being a member of the Marlin School Board, President of the Marlin Men's Association, and other offices on the Go Texan committee.

Terry was preceded in death by his wife, Cindy, of over 43 years; son, Clint; parents, Herbert and Hazel Douglas; four sisters, Dorothy Harris, Ruby Kilgore, Shirley Lang, and Betty Sue Douglas; two brothers, Ray Douglas and Roy Douglas.

Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Vicki and Randy McLaughlin; and his beloved Chihuahua, Scooter; along with several nieces and nephews.

  • FAMILY

  • Mr. Douglas was preceded in death by his wife, Cindy, of over 43 years; son, Clint; parents, Herbert and Hazel Douglas; four sisters, Dorothy Harris, Ruby Kilgore, Shirley Lang, and Betty Sue Douglas; two brothers, Ray Douglas and Roy Douglas. Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Vicki and Randy McLaughlin; and his beloved Chihuahua, Scooter; along with several nieces and nephews.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Rockney Terry
  • Roger Drews
  • Justin Hay
  • Michael Milnes
  • Ronnie Sielaff
  • Ronnie Neumann

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, July 12, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, July 13, 2018
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Terry Joe Douglas

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