EarI D. Douglass, 1939 – 2017

GRAFTON, Vt. – EarI D. Douglass, 77, passed away Saturday, April 22, 2017 at his home. Earl was born in Morrisville, Vermont on April 24, 1939, the son of Walter and Gertrude (Earle) Douglass. He attended Eden Elementary School, graduated from Johnson High School, and earned an associates degree from Vermont Technical College.

He worked as a dairy farmer and also worked for the Town of Grafton road crew. Mr. Douglass served as Town Meeting moderator and on the Athens School Board. He also drove the bus, served as a constable, and was a volunteer for the Athens Fire Department.

On October 16, 1959 he married Lorraine Boyce who survives. Also surviving are his Sons Raiford and wife Tammy, Keith and wife Jennifer, and Kevin and wife Jaimie; his daughters Ronda Williams and husband Russell, Cindy Douglass, Julie Douglass, Karen Neathawk, and Marie Zijic and husband Danny; his brother Floyd Douglass and wife Nadir; 19 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. He is predeceased by his parents and his brother Richard Douglass.

Services will be at the convenience of the family with burial in the Houghtonville Cemetery, Grafton, Vermont.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Grace Cottage Hospital, P0 Box 1, Townshend, VT 05353.

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