Donald Gene Douglas, 81 passed away unexpectedly Sunday, June 23, 2019 holding hands with his loving wife. Donald retired after thirty years of service from Sprint. He had a love for farming. He was a 1956 graduate from Holston High School and lived in Sullivan County all his life.
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He was preceded in death by his parents; Charles and Mildred Burdine Douglas.
He is survived by his loving wife and best friend of almost sixty years, Nancy Lee Douglas, one beloved daughter; Donna Scheleur and husband Scott, the pride and joy of his life his grandsons; Eric and Troy Scheleur.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 pm on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at East Tennessee Funeral Home. The service will follow at 8:00 pm with eulogy by Joe Barker. The Graveside service will be Friday, June 28, 2019 at 11:00 am at East Tennessee Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The American Heart Association. www2.heart.org/donate or 3101 Browns Mill Rd. Ste.6 Johnson City, TN. 37604.
East Tennessee Funeral Home and Cemetery is honored to serve the Donald Gene Douglas family.