Durland W. "Doug" Doud, 80, of North Ridgeville, passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at the Northridge Health Center in North Ridgeville following a long illness.
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He was born June 2, 1933, in Mansfield.
Mr. Doud had been a resident of North Ridgeville since 2001 and was previously a life-long resident of the Galeton area. He was a veteran and served in the United States Marine Corp during the Korean War. Mr. Doud received his high school diploma from North Ridgeville High School in 2006 through a special state program to honor Korean War Veteran's. Before retiring, Mr. Doud worked as a laborer and machinist at various Galeton area factories. He was a member of the Methodist Church in Galeton, the Moose Lodge in Galeton and of the Veteran's of Foreign Wars post in Galeton. Mr. Doud was an avid sports fan.
He is survived by one daughter, Sharon Kleva of Sewell, N.J.; two sons, Thomas Dake Sr., James Doud, both of North Ridgeville; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of over 50 years, Martha (nee Beiling) in 2009 and by one brother, Richard Doud of Wellsboro.
Funeral services will be Saturday May 3, at noon at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc.,Wellsboro, www.carletonfh.com where the family will receive friends one-hour prior to the service. The Rev. Darwin "Tink" Cranmer will officiate. Burial will be at Elk Run Cemetery in Gaines. Memorial contributions are suggested to either Elk Run Cemetery or to the Meals-on-Wheels program in Galeton.
Carleton Funeral Home
11470 Rt. 6
Wellsboro, PA 16901
Published in The Wellsboro Gazette from May 3 to May 12, 2014