Floyd Edsel Douglas
September 17, 1928 ‒ May 31, 2016
Floyd Edsel Douglas, age 87, of Fredericktown, OH, passed away on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at his residence. He was born on September 17, 1928 in Wayne County, OH, to the late David “Wayne” and Grace (Hofacre) Douglas.
Floyd was a farmer all his life and enjoyed being in the outdoors. He worked as a school bus drive for Dalton Local Schools for 17 years, part time mail carrier, had an egg route and worked for Apple Hill Orchard for 25 years. Floyd enjoyed raising chickens and turkeys, building bird houses, camping, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family.
Floyd is survived by his wife of 62 years, Jacqueline “Jackie” Douglas, children, James (Jackie) Douglas, Phillip (Barbara Thomas) Douglas, Mark (Ruth) Douglas, Paul (Carla) Douglas, Joyce (Douglas) Doup and Daniel Douglas; 18 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; a sister, Clarabel (Vaughn) Kurzen; and a niece, Brenda.
Besides his parents, Floyd is preceded in death by a niece, Beth Kurzen.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 12 PM until the time of memorial service at 3 PM, at the Fredericktown United Methodist Church; 123 Columbus Rd. Fredericktown, OH 43019 with Pastor Ruth Douglas officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice of Knox County or Fredericktown EMS.
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The Snyder Funeral Home of Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Floyd Edsel Douglas