The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

April 20, 2014

Eugene Kirk Douglas

The Commercial-News

---- — Eugene Kirk Douglas, 86, of rural Kingman, passed away at 4:48 a.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014, at St. Elizabeth East Hospital in Lafayette, Ind.

Mr. Douglas was born Sept. 14, 1927, in Stone Bluff, Ind., the son of Everett H. and Cecil (Butts) Douglas. He married Louise Rhodenbaugh on March 22, 1951. She preceded him in death on Jan. 8, 1995.

He is also preceded in death by his parents, three sons, five brothers and three sisters.

Surviving family include four daughters, Carol Wolfe (Owen Keeling), Kingman, Linda (Wally) Davis, Kingman, Sandra Zick, Covington, Brenda (Rick) Jones, Indianapolis; two sons, Roger (Gretchen) Douglas, Hillsboro; Steven Douglas, Kingman; two brothers, Gordon (Izetta) Douglas, Veedersburg, Donald Douglas, Veedersburg; 11 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Eugene had been employed at Olin/Flexel near Covington for many years, retiring in 1988. He was a member of the Christian Church in Kingman. He enjoyed working jigsaw puzzles, watching wresting and TV westerns, listening to bluegrass music, visiting with his family and friends and riding around in his golf cart.

Visitation will be 4–8 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Dickerson Funeral Home in Veedersburg. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Thursday, April 24, 2014, at the funeral home with burial at Osborn Prairie Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences at

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