PRINCEVILLE - Douglas D. Gingrich, 74, of West Melbourne, Fla., formerly of Princeville, passed away on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Palm Bay, Fla.
Doug was born in Princeton, Ill., the son of Orlyn and Margaret Reimer Gingrich. He married Devee Derocker. She preceded him in death, along with his parents.
Surviving are his longtime friend and companion, Laura Leuthold of West Melbourne, Fla.; one sister, Sandra Engle of Princeville; and two nieces, Shelly (Brian) Lewis and Jennifer Kraft.
Doug graduated from Bradley University in Peoria, and then furthered his studies at the University of North Colorado, receiving a Ph.D. in psychology.
He enjoyed collecting and dealing antiques, especially automobiles, in which he was a member of many car clubs.
Cremation has been accorded and burial of ashes will be at a later date in Princeville Cemetery.
Haskell-Hott Funeral Homes in Princeville is in charge of local arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family via www.haskellhott.com.