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Douglas Gordon Yoder

March 10, 1960March 22, 2020

Douglas Gordon Yoder, 60, of Port Charlotte, FL passed away March 22, 2020. He was born on March 10, 1960 to Hazel and Don Yoder of Sarasota, FL. Douglas attended Phillippi Shores Elementary, Brookside Middle School, and ultimately graduated from Southeast High School. He then proudly served in the United States Air Force for 10 years. Douglas worked for Boston Electric in Bradenton, FL for over 30 years. He loved the outdoors and nature; especially hunting, camping, and fishing. Douglas is survived by his wife, Elda; his daughters, Brittney (Mike), and Candace-Marie; sons, Anthony (Eden), and David; grandchildren, Alex, Gianni, Dominic, Briana, Dylan, Maxwell, Karmah, Micah, Michael, and Hailey; sister, Robyn (Mike); brothers, Brian (Renee), Mark (Angela), and Keith; and several nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions may be made to Tidewell Hospice; 1158 Veronica St., Port Charlotte, FL 33952.

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Colleen & Ron Roy

April 2, 2020

Doug, God took a super loving Husband, Dad, Brother, Sibling, Pepaw, Friend way too soon. But we can not fight God's calling and your Faith in our Lord we know where you are,,,as Karmah says.."PePaw is Fishing with Jesus". Doug our friend R.I.P. til we meet again.

Lela Rex

March 29, 2020

Such a kind man. So sorry for your family's loss. He was always so welcoming when we came for get togethers at the house. We will miss his smile and laugh.

Libby Pyles

March 26, 2020

Since Doug was a little boy, he loved the outdoors. He was always looking for adventures and usually found them. I recall their home in Bradenton had a small pond behind it. Doug and his brothers “repurposed” one of their Dad’s old concrete mixing boxes and made a boat of it for the pond. Doug always loved hunting and fishing and just being out in nature. We had a Yoder family vacation in Virginia when Robyn and Doug spotted a huge rattle snake and told their Dad and at least one of their uncles where it was. That problem was quickly solved, the snake skinned, and became the reunion trophy. Doug was a terrific man who cared so deeply for his wife and family. Our love surrounds you.

Teresa Yoder

March 26, 2020

Doug, You will be missed 😢I remember the day we had are daughter! You were the best father from the first time you laid your eyes on her💗you tried to help me in sooo many ways! I am sorry I never got to make amends to you for leaving you and Brit but I’m here now 8 years clean and sober and I promise I will be there for her stare beautiful Grandaughter HAILEY 💗Thank you for raising a beautiful girl and she is a wonderful mother and sooo much love !❤️You are with the angels now 😇rest in peace

Mike Burriss

March 25, 2020

Doug,

You will truly be missed..Still doesn’t seem right that this had to happen to one of the greatest men I have ever met..You are the best father in law a man could have ever asked for. You raised a beautiful daughter, and a wonderful wife. I promise to take care of Brittney and provide for her for as long as I live. I love you Douglas Yoder..Rest easy father in law, and I’ll see you again one day..

Brittney Burriss

March 25, 2020

I will love and miss you always. You were truly the best dad I could have ever asked for. The best feeling is that I’m a little piece of you ❤️

Jo Ann Fulton

March 25, 2020

I only knew you a short time but you made everyone who entered your home feel so welcomed. You will be missed.

Yusef Barnes

March 25, 2020

Candace, my heart hurts for you and your family. I didn’t know him but the way Candice spoke about him was out of love and respect. I know he was the best example of a man , father , husband and grandfather to his family. He had a lot of love to give. And it showed because of the positive influence on your family. God bless you all.
Love,
Yusef B

Cindy Wells

March 25, 2020

Elda, so sorry for your loss. I never met him but you talked of him with me alot.
Know that you both will be together again someday. My thoughts are with you and you and your family are in my prayers 🙏💔.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY