James A. Douglas, 76, of rural Marshall, passed away at 10:08 p.m., Wednesday Oct. 3, 2018, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind. He was a farmer, and was an Illinois Department of Corrections guard at Danville, Robinson and the Paris Work Camp.
Services are private. Private burial is in Forsythe Cemetery. Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home assisted the family with the arrangements.
Mr. Douglas was born Oct. 8, 1942, in Clark County, the son of the late Thurman and Mabel McCullough Douglas. He married Patti Sue Hensley Douglas May 5, 1963, and she passed away July 26, 2015.
He is survived by his sons, Leonard (Kathryn Murdock) Douglas of Dennison and Joseph (Yah) Douglas of Dyer, Ind.; his grandchildren, Tanner Douglas of Dennison, Declan Douglas of Dyer, Ind., and one expected March 30, 2019; and his siblings, Faye (Dennis) Keefer of Marshall and Fred Douglas of Tennessee.
He was preceded in death by one son, Michael Douglas.
Mr. Douglas was a 1960 graduate of Marshall High School. He was a volunteer fireman for the Oliver Fire Department and a paramedic at Paris Community Hospital.
Memorial donations may be made to E.C.C.F., Inc., DO it Fund.
Online condolences at www.stewartandcarrollfuneralhome.com