Edward Ray Douglas, 76, of Gerald, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, at his residence.
He was born on May 27, 1942, to Raymond and Goldie (Sancegrow) Douglas at Potosi.
He was united in marriage on Dec. 23, 1967, to Gerry Holtgrewe at Gerald Baptist Church.
Douglas enjoyed restoring tractors and working with guns. He loved to play music, especially guitar.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Goldie Douglas; sister, Sheila Beesley; and great-grandson, Joseph Lee Limberg, Jr.
He is survived by his wife, Gerry of the home; daughters, Sherrie Dukes and husband Larry of Rosebud, Theresa Ripka and husband Kevin of Gerald and Lisa Reid of Nashville, Tenn.; brother, George Douglas and wife Carolyn of Columbia; sisters, Luella Yagge, Carol Benton and husband Jim and Shirley Branscum all of DeSoto; grandchildren, Ashley Olson and husband Aaron of Albuquerque, N.M., Justin Limberg of LaPorte, Texas, Shaina Shockley of St. Charles, Joseph Limberg Sr. and wife Blanca of LaPorte Texas, Alesha Shockley of Rosebud, Logan, Olivia and Sila Reed of Nashville, Tenn.; and five great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be on Saturday, Dec. 22 from 9-11 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Gerald.
Funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Roger Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Douglas Family Cemetery at family farm at Gerald.