Allen Roger Douglas

Born in Louisville, Ky on October 22, 1930

Departed on January 19, 2011 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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ALLEN ROGER DOUGLAS, age 80 of Hendersonville, Wednesday, January 19, 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hesker Louis and Molly Florence Henry Douglas, 5 brothers and 2 sisters. He graduated from the 8th grade at Schwab School, attended Issac Litton High School and earned his GED while serving in the U S Navy, he graduated from the Nashville Auto Diesel College, attended classes at Volunteer State Comm. College and Brevard Co. Comm. College in Melbourne, Fla. He served in the U S Nave during the Korean War,. He was a plumber, carpenter, home mechanic and a jack of all trades. Member of the N.A.C.L., a Letter Carrier for the Madison Post Office for 16 years, served on the Beer Board and the Parks Board for the City of Hendersonville in the late 1960's, a member of the D.A.V. and the American Legion. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Dorothy Childress Douglas; sons, Mike and Kerry Douglas; daughter Anita Douglas Jim Richards; grandson. Sean April Douglas; great grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Jake Douglas; sister; Pat Vance. His family will receive friends from 2 – 4 & 6 –m 8 P.M. on Thursday January 20 at Hendersonville Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 10 A.M. on Friday, January 21 from the Chapel of Hendersonville Funeral Home with Bro. Herb Wilburn and Bro. Ralph Hodge officiating. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Interment will be in Hendersonville Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions should be made to Holiday Heights Baptist Church. HENDERSONVILLE MEMORY GARDENS AND FUNERAL HOME. 615 824-3855

3 Comments to Allen Roger Douglas

  1. Katie Powers Herrick
    January 19, 2011 12:00 am

    I am so sorry for your loss but know that God will hold you and your family close during this time of grief.

  2. Lin Hale
    January 19, 2011 12:00 am

    Anita, May God comfort you all and give you peace during this difficult time. Please know His will was to call your father home for eternal peace in His Kingdom. With all my respect, Lin

  3. Carol Weaks Hillman
    January 21, 2011 12:00 am

    Anita, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your father. I also want to apologize for not being able to be there with you when you were there for me. A sweet little girl told me that whenever I wanted to talk to someone in heaven all I needed to do was send them a “mind message” and the Angels would make sure they got it. Who would have thought that sending a “mind message” to a loved one in heaven would help heal a broken heart. Please take comfort in knowing that all of us old HHS gals are thinking of you and your family during this most difficult time. Love Carol