12/27/1936 - 07/07/2015 Obituary
William (Billy) M. Douglas, (78) of Caliente passed away July 7, 2015.
Born in Jackson Mississippi December 27, 1936. Billy graduated from Tehachapi High School in 1956. He married his wife Donna Douglas in 2002.
Billy was raised on the Keene Ranch under the watchful eye of Jim Crofton before ultimately settling in Caliente as a rancher for well over 60 years.
Billy is survived by his wife, Donna Douglas; three daughters, Deborah (Dick) Hay, Kathryn (Chip) Cardon, and Courtney Douglas; two stepsons, Will (Jenna) Carlton and Daniel (Felisa) Carlton.
Grandchildren, Allie Whisler, Ben Hay, Millie Hay, Nick Hay, Jessica Cardon, Casey Cardon, Will Carlton, Steven Carlton, Kalib Rector, Aubrianna Rector, Aaron Carlton, Nathan Carlton, Chris Carlton, Seth Carlton and Aiden Carlton; and several great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at the Walker Basin Cemetery Monday July 13, 2015 at 2 p.m. A celebration of Billy's life will follow at approximately 5 p.m. at the Ed Oakley Hall in Twin Oaks. Dinner, iced tea and good memories will be provided. Please bring other necessary beverages if needed.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on July 10, 2015
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