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James Douglas

October 15, 1941 — December 24, 2012

James C. Douglas, age 71, of Little York, IL, died Monday, December 24, 2012 at Aledo Health and Rehab in Aledo. Services are 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 28, 2012 at the Little Cedar Church in Little York. Burial is in Greenmound Cemetery, Keithsburg, IL. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo where memorials may be left to the American Cancer Society or the Little Cedar Church. Online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.

He was born October 15, 1941 in Aledo, IL to William and Caroline Harrison Douglas. He graduated from Aledo High School in 1959 and married Sally Gronis January 18, 1966.

He was self-employed all his life as a heavy equipment operator, semi driver and farmer in the Little York area. He was a former Bald Bluff Road Commissioner and a member and former elder of the Little Cedar Church. He was also a member of the NRA and Farm Bureau. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading, watching westerns and family dinners.

Survivors include two daughters: Jennifer (Randy) Mattson of Aledo, IL; Rebecca (Wayne) Ferrenburg; one son: Steven (Jennifer) Douglas, both of Monmouth, IL; nine grandchildren; two great grandchildren; his mother: Caroline Douglas of Monmouth, IL; one sister: Sue (Ron) Whittaker of Broken Arrow, OK; and two nieces.

His father: William preceded him in death.



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Visitation Details

Thursday, December 27th, 2012, 4:00pm - 8:00pm, Fippinger Funeral Home

Service Details

Friday, December 28th, 2012, 2:00pm, Little Cedar Church

Interment Details

Greenmound Cemetery

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