Douglas Ray Webb, a highly skilled Tool and Die maker, has passed away at the age of 81 on October 21, 2023, at his home in Goodlettsville, Tennessee. Born on September 20, 1942, in Nashville, Tennessee, Douglas was known for his extraordinary talent and dedication to creating exceptional tools. His career spanned decades, during which he consistently demonstrated his passion for craftsmanship and left an indelible mark on the industry.
Douglas's colleagues marveled at his ability to create intricate pieces with such precision and attention to detail. He had an innate talent for understanding the inner workings of machines and turning raw materials into works of art that seamlessly integrated into various industrial applications.
Douglas excelled not only as a toolmaker but also as a self-taught artist and woodworker. His artwork and woodworking projects were a testament to his creativity and mastery over different mediums.
Throughout his life, Douglas cultivated a deep love for the outdoors. He found solace in hiking through scenic trails and casting lines into serene fishing spots.
Douglas served his country proudly in the United States Navy.
He is proceeded in death by his daughter Sharon Lynn Orrand and longtime companion Jesse Flowers.
Douglas is survived by his son Preston (Michelle) Webb, daughter Teri (Kevin) Barnes, son Jason Webb; brother Lewis Webb; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.