Bill Douglas(1937 - 2013)

Bill Douglas August 13, 1937 - May 1, 2013 Bill passed peacefully, surrounded by the warmth and love of his family. He is survived by Verna, his wife of 55 years; his children Scott, Kent, Cara, and Laura; and his grandchildren Brittney and Andrew. Bill was born in Brookfield, MO. His career spanned 40 years in railroad transportation. He was a caring family man with a lively sense of humor. He found much enjoyment with friends, church, the game of golf, cribbage, SIRS, and Bocce. A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 15, 2013, 2:00 p.m. at the Walnut Creek United Methodist Church, 1543 Sunnyvale Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA 94597. Memorials may be made to the church in Bill's name or by donating blood (the gift of life).

Published in Bakersfield Californian on May 12, 2013