Drew Douglas, age 75, of Amanda, passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at Fairfield Medical Center. He was born July 3, 1940 in Elk Valley, TN to the late Andrew and Elsie (Lay) Douglas. Drew was a veteran of the United State Air Force.
He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Trinidad âHeidiâ (Sayes) Douglas of Makati, Philippines; children, James (Susan) Douglas of Ishpeming, MI, Janet (Roger) VanAbel of Marquestte, MI, and Laurianne Bell of Charlotte, NC; 10 grandchildren, Matthew (Heather) Douglas, Michelle (Jamie) Zellar, Jamie (Mike) Trelor, Joanne Uren, Suzanne (Ray) Hintsala, Jeremy Douglas, Angela VanAbel, Andrew VanAbel, Tyler Bell, and Melina Bell; 14 great grandchildren; 3 great, great grandchildren; sisters, Jean Slone of Christopher, IL, and Jeanette Howell of Amanda; step sons, Richard and Clarence; and 3 step grandchildren, Kevin, Danielle and Kristen; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, Drew was preceded in death by 11 siblings and a son-in-law, Victor Bell.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda with cremation to follow.