Calvin Wayne Douglas
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Calvin Wayne Douglas
  • October 7, 1925 - October 26, 2016
  • Arkansas

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Calvin Wayne Douglas, 91, a longtime resident of Northwest Arkansas who resided in Burden, Kansas died October 26, 2016 at William Newton Hospital in Winfield, Kansas. He was born October 7th, 1925, in Benton County Arkansas to Paul Oliver Douglas and Ella Matt Callis Douglas.
He was preceded in death by his wife of over 60 years, Phyllis Jane Douglas; one brother, Gene Douglas of Gravette; two sisters, Billie Keith of Hiwassee and Eveline Curtis of Gravette; one granddaughter, Lorella Douglas Eaves of Odessa, Texas.
Survivors include three sons, Gary Douglas and wife Sue of Odessa, Texas, Dennis Douglas and wife Shirley of Burden, Kansas, Terry Douglas and wife Lori of Bells, Texas; One daughter, Janie Willmon of Gravette, Arkansas; Twelve grandchildren; twenty two great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter.
He was a truck driver by trade. Among his many cargos over the span of 60 years, he hauled wood, milk, apples, and oil. He retired from Wal-Mart trucking after 19 years in 1995. To his colleagues and most of his friends, he's known as "Horntoad".