Battalion Chief Steve L. Doukas, Gulfport FD, Ret.
1940 ~ 2014
Battalion Chief Steve L. Doukas, Gulfport FD, Ret, age 73, of Gulfport, passed away on April 26, 2014.
He was preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers, Henry Smith and Basil Smith.
Survivors include his wife, Paula Leonard Doukas, his children, Cyndi (Terry) O'Mar, Freddy Doukas, Nick (Heather Jones) Doukas, and Keith (Tammy) Lee, 2 brothers, Jack Doukas, and John (Janice) Doukas, 8 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, his mother-in-law, Pauline Leonard, and Jewel Leonard, former wife and close friend, Barbara Sigworth, his beloved puppy "Moffy", nieces, nephews, and several other relatives and friends.
Mr. Doukas was a lifelong resident and enjoyed being a resident of the coast and retired from the Gulfport Fire Department as a Battalion Chief. He served in the Army National Guard and later owned and operated Doukas Blue Ribbon Tires. He was a devoted husband and father who loved spending time with his family and friends.
Visitation will be on Thursday, May 1, 2014, from 11 am - 1 pm at the RIEMANN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 11280 Three Rivers Rd., Gulfport. The funeral service will be at 1 pm in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery with honors from the Gulfport Fire Department.
An online guestbook may signed at www.riemannfamily.com
Riemann Family Funeral Home
11280 Three Rivers Road Gulfport, MS 39503
Published in The Sun Herald on Apr. 29, 2014