George Washington Douglas, Jr., 82 of Cisco passed away Friday February 26, 2010 in Abilene, TX. Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Cisco, directed by Kimbrough Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation with family and friends will be Sunday from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Kimbrough Funeral Home.
He was born to George W. and Ruth Marie (Bridges) Douglas March 26, 1927, in Ibex, TX. He served in the United States Army World War II occupation forces in Germany.
He married Beulah Irene Preston on July 12, 1947 in Eastland, TX. They were married 61 yrs. until her death December 14, 2008. They lived in Cisco, later moving to Kermit, Orla, Pecos, and Odessa, TX. He was employed with Phillips Petroleum Co. as a Instrument Technician for 26 yrs. retiring in 1986.
George and Beulah returned to Cisco in 1994. He was a member of the Redeemer Lutheran Church. He was a devoted husband and father. His hobbies included CB radios, go-carts, and Blue-grass music festivals. He was a master tinkerer and loved any type of gadget. An engineer at heart, he could fix or improve almost anything.
George is survived by a son, George V. Douglas and wife, Nancy; of Cisco; a daughter, Beverly Wiley and husband, Wendell of Saginaw, TX; a sister, Jackie (Hendricks) Plumlee, and husband, Walt, of Abilene, TX. Also surviving are grandchildren: April Dicarlo and husband, Richard of Ft. Worth; Airon Iversen and husband, Tyler of Harker Heights, TX; Amy Parten and husband, Todd, of Cisco; Stuart Wiley and wife, Haley and Bradley Wiley of Ft. Worth, TX; and Holly Wiley of Haltom City, TX. Her great grandchildren include Amber and Kathryn DiCarlo, Haleigh and Reid Iversen, Makayla and Kelsey Parten, and Nicole Yowell; as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Paul R. Douglas. He was dearly loved and will be missed by his family and all that knew him.
Memorials may be made to Redeemer Lutheran Christian School or Cisco Cemetery Association.