Jerry L. Douglas, age 60, of Strunk, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, May 5, 2016, at Baptist Health of Lexington.
He was born in Jellico, Tennessee, on September 1, 1955, to Lansford Douglas and Jessie (Lawson) Douglas. He is preceded in death by a brother David Douglas, a sister Hester Elaine Douglas, a nephew David Anthony Douglas, grandparents: Kenneth and Sophia Lawson and Russell and Bertha Douglas, his step-father George Jack Douglas and step-mother Tavia Douglas.
Surviving family include his wife Linda (Worley) Douglas, his father Lansford Douglas of Woodbine, Kentucky, mother Jessie Douglas of Strunk, Kentucky, one daughter Crystal Lee Canada, two grandsons: Cody and Chase Canada of Strunk, Kentucky, one brother, Donnie Douglas and wife Brenda of Strunk, and two sisters: Valeria Blankenship and husband Darrell and Angie Heatwall and husband Glenn and many aunts, uncles and friends.
Jerry had been a heavy equipment operator for Mustang Coal Company and a member of the Whitley City Church of God. He served in the United States Navy and enjoyed fishing and hunting.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., on Monday, May 9, 2016, in the chapel of Pine Knot Funeral Home with Bro. Dennis Neal and Bro. Clay Cook officiating. He was laid to rest at the Hayes Creek Cemetery at Strunk, Kentucky.
Pine Knot Funeral Home assisted with funeral arrangements.