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Mark L. Douglas

February 24, 1942 — July 19, 2019

ATHENS - Mark L. Douglas, 77 of Athens, passed away peacefully, Friday, July 19, 2019 at his home. Born February 24, 1942, he was the son of the late Pearl and Helen Smith Douglas.

Mark was a graduate of Shade High School where he played on the basketball team. He went on to open his own painting business, Douglas Painting and would also retire from the Athens City Fire Department after over 30 years of service. He loved to golf, hunt, fish, listen to bluegrass music, and his dear dog and companion, Beau.

He is survived by his children, Chris (Brenda) Douglas, of Union, Missouri, Michele (Lloyd) Merrick, of Stewart, Lisa (Greg) King, of Stewart, Barry (Karen) Douglas, of Athens, Kristen (Mike) Sayre, of Athens, and Jason Douglas, of Athens; twenty grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. 

Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 34 years, Judith, grandchild, Cierra Douglas, and sisters, Beverly Whan and Linda Skidmore. 

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 1PM at Hughes-Moquin Funeral Home with Pastor Phil Foster officiating. Burial will follow in Alexander Cemetery. Friends may call upon the family on Wednesday from 11AM until the time of the service. You may sign the online guestbook, leave the family a message of sympathy, or watch a tribute video at www.hughesmoquinfuneralhome.com. 

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hughes Moquin Funeral Home

168 Morris Avenue, Athens, OH 45701

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

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Hughes Moquin Funeral Home

168 Morris Avenue, Athens, OH 45701

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