John D. Douglass, Sr., 92, passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2014, in Medina. John was born May 6, 1921 in Gallatin, Tennessee, to the late George and Sadie (Stilz) Douglass. John proudly served his country during WWII in the U.S. Army Air Corps and continued his service as a reservist in the U.S. Air Force. He retired from Ohio Bell Telephone Company after 37 years of service. Through his involvement with the Telecom Pioneers, John volunteered for the Cleveland Society of the Blind for many years. He was an avid golfer and was a member of the Medina United Methodist Church.
John was the beloved husband of Mary (Freund) of 66 years; loving father of John, Jr., Craig (Amy) and Gary (Joan) Douglass; grandfather of Ben (Andi) Douglass, Dawn (John) Gannon, Steven (Britni) Douglass, Katie (Ron) Heinz, Julie (Brett) McNabb, and Renee and Michael Douglass; great-grandfather of Mitchell and Ella Heinz, Titus Gannon, and Ellianna Douglass; dear brother of George and Edward (Virginia) Douglass and Mary Helen McGlothlin.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, February 22, 2014, at 11 A.M., in Waite and Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina. Reverend Brandon Keck will officiate. Friends may call Friday, February 21, 2014 from 6 until 8 P.M., and Saturday one hour prior to service from 10 until 11 A.M., at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Medina United Methodist Church, 4747 Foote Rd., Medina, OH 44256.
Online condolences at www.waitefuneralhome.com