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Herbert Edgar Douglass Jr.


1927 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Herbert Edgar Douglass Jr. Obituary
DR. HERBERT EDGAR DOUGLASS JR., 87, of Lincoln, California, died Monday morning, December 15, 2014, in Roseville, California, at Sutter Roseville Medical Center. He was born May 16, 1927 in Springfield, Massachusetts, eldest of five sons of Herbert Edgar Douglass Sr and Mildred Jennie Munson. All four brothers survive: James Douglass (Joan) of E. Norwalk, Ohio, Richard Douglass (Patty) of Reche Canyon, California, Gerald Douglass (Carol) of Riverside, California, and Melvyn Douglass (Jeanette) of Houston, Texas. He is also survived by his devoted wife of 40 years, Norma Campbell-Faulkingham; step-daughter Donna Faulkingham and step-son Clifford Faulkingham. His first wife, Vivienne Trask, predeceased him; he is survived by their son Herbert Edgar Douglass Ill (Sandy}, and by their daughters: Janelle Douglass, Reatha Van Dolson (Randall}, Vivienne Douglass. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren . Dr. Douglass began his pastoral ministry in the Illinois Conference of Seventh-day Adventists and during his 60+ year ministry served as theology professor (Pacific Union College), college president (Atlantic Union College), associate publishing editor (Review and Herald magazine, now Adventist Review); associate book editor and vice-president for editorial development (Pacific Press Publishing Association), president of a wellness facility (Weimar Institute), vice-president for philanthropy (Adventist Heritage Ministry), and most recently as consultant for Amazing Facts Ministry. Author of over 26 books and numerous articles, he earned his doctorate in theology in 1964 (Pacific School of Religion). His last book, completed in November, is scheduled to be published by Pacific Press later in 2015. A Memorial Service will be held at 4:00 PM on Sabbath, February 14, 2015, at the Carmichael SDA Church, 4600 Winding Way, Sacramento, CA 95841 http://www.carmsda.org/ In lieu of customary remembrances, and for those desiring, contributions in the memory of Dr. Herbert E. Douglass Jr. may be directed to either: Adventist Heritage Ministry, P.O. Box 1414, Battle Creek, MI 49016-1414 www.adventistheritage.org or: Just As I Am Ministries, 2501 Highway 193, Lincoln, CA 95648-9651 www.justasiamministries.com


Published in Press-Enterprise on Feb. 8, 2015
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