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“Sedalia, I just got word about the passing of Charley. Wished I would have known sooner so I could have paid my respects. I didn't know Charley that...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Becky Flippen Ibison - Booneville, AR

“I remember football practice with Charley on hot August days at Fort Smith High School and then playing games in cooler weather. Our team was not so...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Frank McLaughlin - St. Louis, MO

“My condolences to the family of Charley D Douglas , may he rest in peace ... I am sending these few words on behalf of my father Henry F Aguilar Sr ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Henry F Aguilar Jr - Santa Paula, CA

“Sedalia, I cannot tell you how sorry I was to hear about Charley, hard to believe it will be 10 years since he came to our class reunion. When I was...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Peggy Byrum Penfield - Bryant, AR

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5 of 12 | Posted by: Brad Pistole - Springfield, MO

“Sorry for your loss. Your family will be in our prayers. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Southern Iron RA - Cabot, AR

“WHEN SOMEONE YOU LOVE AND CHERISH SUDDENLY BECOMES A MEMORY, YOU TAKE THOSE MEMORIES AND PUT THEM IN YOUR MEMORY BASKET..SURELY OUR MEMORY BASKET...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: LARRY AND MARGARET SLOCUM - TX

“My condolences to all the family in the loss of Charley. Praying for all of you . I will always remember the fun discussions we had at Town and...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Elaine Moore Carney - lavaca, AR

“On behalf of Buddy and Genelle and the entire Colvard family, we send our love and will keep you in our prayers. We have a lifetime of memories of...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: The Colvard Family - Santa Paula, CA

“Condolences to all the family. Charley was a wonderful Christian man. Such a great personality. God bless you all. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Carolyn (Brown) Bowen - friend

“Charley was a hilarious and faithful friend. I will miss him. May his family find comfort in the great memories he leaves behind. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Jack W. James - Lavaca, AR

“Rest in peace dear Charley. You were always a big part of my life growing up, being friends with Brenda and all the basketball games you officiated...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Cindy Savage - charlestin, AR


Charley D. Douglas, 78, of Lavaca, AR died April 2, 2015 in his home. He was born May 22, 1936 in Lavaca to Weaver Douglas and Ruby Beatrice Kuykendall Douglas. He was a Rancher and Businessman; a member of West-Ark Church of Christ and former Deacon; graduate of National School of Meat Cutting, Toledo, OH; a 1954 graduate of Fort Smith Senior High School; a Basketball Official; a Charter Member of 188th National Guard Unit.

Service will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Smith Mortuary Chapel with interment at Garden of Memories in Charleston under the direction of Smith Mortuary of Charleston.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Sedalia Douglas of the home; two sons Thomas Douglas of Sherwood, AR and Brent Douglas of Lavaca; one daughter Brenda Wewers and husband Greg of Muldrow, OK; one sister Virginia Jeffrey of Santa Paula, CA; four grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; one step grandchild; three step great grandchildren.

Pall Bearers will be Sara, Mark & Cole Reames, Alisha & James Dunn, Kristen Douglas and John Douglas.

The family will visit with friends from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to CURE, PO Box 621, Fort Smith, AR 72902 or Morrilton Children's Home for the Teamsters Recreation Fund, 100 Harding St., Morrilton, AR 72110

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