- December 15, 1960 - March 5, 2017
- Crown Point, Indiana
of Douglas' Passing
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“Another classmate gone too soon. RIP Doug. Rhonda Cotner Simonette Wasca, MN
1 of 36 | Posted by: Rhonda Simonette - Waseca, MN
“My deepest sympathy to the Byrd family. I was shocked to here that we lost such a quality individual! I played football with Doug at CPHS and...Read More »
2 of 36 | Posted by: Bob (The Dancin Bear) Herron - IN
“Deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Doug...we were in the sane graduation class...thoughts and prayers to all during this difficult time....
3 of 36 | Posted by: Gigi Heskett-Coody - FL
“I cannot express the loss I feel. When we were all much younger, the Byrd family was my family, too. I think of you all at this time. Doug is forever...Read More »
4 of 36 | Posted by: Tammy Stoops - Delray Beach, FL
“RIP my friend. We were high school friends, worked together during high school at the mall, you coached by sons at football and then helped guide...Read More »
5 of 36 | Posted by: Sandy Brown - Crown Point, IN
“My thoughts & prayers are with the Byrd family! I knew Doug when he played football in high school. I remember him having such a kind heart, and a...Read More »
6 of 36 | Posted by: Cheyenne Willis - VA
“Doug will be greatly missed. I was so glad to hear someone mention the Red Raiders, I was a teammate with Doug then and throughout our high school...Read More »
7 of 36 | Posted by: Chuck Clark - Denver, CO
“Going to miss you Doug. Glad I was there to wish my sympathy to Erica, Danny & Nathan. To see how you have grown up. I know your Dad was so proud of...Read More »
8 of 36 | Posted by: Mary Keilman Volcsko - Valparaiso, IN
“My prayers are with the Byrd family. Doug was truly a very nice guy, going back to his teen years when we were in high school. He will be missed.
9 of 36 | Posted by: Kathy Kelleher - Hebron, IN
“Our deepest condolences to the entire Byrd family. I worked with Doug's dad Ted at GMAC for approx. 30 years and grew to know Doug as he grew up and...Read More »
10 of 36 | Posted by: Stasia/Tom Wefler - Crown Point, IN
“Dear Erica, Danny, and Nathan,I am so sorry for your loss. I have many great memories of your father and our times together. He brought many smiles...Read More »
11 of 36 | Posted by: Lisa Kayes - Colorado Springs, CO
“Condolences to the Byrd family. Doug was an awesome person .God called him home for a reason.
12 of 36 | Posted by: David & Becky Micklewright
“My condolences to the whole Byrd family. Thoughts and prayers go to all of you! God Bless!!
13 of 36 | Posted by: Rhett Ballou - Valparaiso, IN
“My heart and prayers goes out to all who knew and Loved Doug. I haven't seen him for a few years but have very fond memories from school. There is a...Read More »
14 of 36 | Posted by: Rhonda (Waymire) Kyncy - DeMotte,, IN
“My heart is broken. Doug was the original nice guy. Many times he went out of his way to help me out. My heart goes out to his family as I know how...Read More »
15 of 36 | Posted by: Donna Waymire-Barko - Rensselaer, IN
“Deepest sympathy and prayers to the Byrd family. Go back many years to when this young man and I worked 20 some years together at Shaver Motors. I...Read More »
16 of 36 | Posted by: A friend
“We love you so much, Uncle Doug. You are sorely and painfully missed but we will always remember you as the amazing, loving, fun, awesome man that...Read More »
17 of 36 | Posted by: Kia (Byrd) Ganz - Cedar Lake, IN
“My best and sincere thoughts to you Erica and your family. Love from France
18 of 36 | Posted by: sandra Boyer - Bordeaux
“So sorry to hear Doug passed away. Worked with his Dad for many years & got to know Doug when he was just a "little guy". Our thoughts & prayers are...Read More »
19 of 36 | Posted by: John & Mitzie Miller - IN
“Doug was a special person with a great smile. I remember him as a little boy sitting at my kitchen table chatting with my son Scott and he was such...Read More »
20 of 36 | Posted by: A friend
“Erica and familySorry for your loss. Doug was a great guy to work with for many years and also a good friend. Our prayers are with you.
21 of 36 | Posted by: Jim and CHRIS Cengel - FL
“So very sad to hear the bad news. Doug was a good guy. Too soon to be taken from us. RIP Doug. You and your Family are in my thoughts.
22 of 36 | Posted by: Bill Walters - Estes Park, CO
“I am so sorry for your loss. Erica, Danny and Nathan your Dad was such a great guy. He will be missed.
23 of 36 | Posted by: Vicki Testi - Crown Point, IN
“My deepest sympathy and prayers to the Byrd family. I will deeply miss running in to Doug and catching up on things. The Red Raiders have lost a...Read More »
24 of 36 | Posted by: John Straka Jr. - Crown Point, IN
“I was sorry to hear about Doug's untimely passing. I remember him fondly from CPHS. My sympathy to the family and to all of Doug's many friends. He...Read More »
25 of 36 | Posted by: Jennifer Festa - Bloomington, IN
“So sorry to hear of Your Dads passing! That is way too young! We too have many good memories of days on the baseball field and he always was so kind...Read More »
26 of 36 | Posted by: Joe & Nancy Stephan
“Sad to hear of Doug's demise, lost touch sinceIU, glad he was involved in kids athletics. A donation: St.Jude Children's.
27 of 36 | Posted by: Bradley "Bevo" Volstead - OR
“My deepest sympathy to Doug's family and close friends. I went to school with Doug and am truly saddened by his passing.
28 of 36 | Posted by: Lori Ballas-Powers - Demotte, IN
“So sorry for your loss. Doug helped me out many times at Shaver, good guy!
29 of 36 | Posted by: Carol Vertesch - Palm City, FL
“I was really sorry to hear about Doug. My family will keep his family in our prayers.
30 of 36 | Posted by: Jim Scheidt - Nipomo, CA
“My thoughts and prayers are with your family as I remember Doug. I worked with him for a short time at Shaver Motors.
31 of 36 | Posted by: Linda Mourning-Dishno - Portage, KS
“I am deeply sorry for your loss May fond memories of happy peaceful times soothe your heart and give you hope (Jeremiah 29:11)C. D.
32 of 36 | Posted by: A friend
“Thoughts and prayers to the Byrd Family. It was always great to see Doug out and about in town and that smile will be missed.
33 of 36 | Posted by: Steve & Kathy Alessia - IN
“To the Byrd Family Please accept my condolences.... I'm so sorry for your loss....
34 of 36 | Posted by: William Banashak - Orlando, FL
“Our thoughts and prayers to the Byrd Family in the passing of Doug. He was a jovial and welcoming individual. May God provide comfort and healing to...Read More »
35 of 36 | Posted by: Mark & Lindsay Bates - IN
“All my heart felt thoughts & prayers go out to the Byrd family & friends of Doug. A very sad loss for all of us. Too early, but he must have been...Read More »
36 of 36 | Posted by: Terry Robinson - Novi, MI
Douglas was born on December 15, 1960 and passed away on Sunday, March 5, 2017.
Douglas was a resident of Crown Point, Indiana at the time of his passing.
Doug was a graduate of Crown Point High School class of 1979.
Visitation will be held at Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre, 606 E 113th Ave/South St, Crown Point, IN 46307 on Thursday, March 9, 2017 from 3:00 to 8:00 PM. Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 10:30 AM at Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre, 606 E 113th Ave/South St, Crown Point, IN 46307 with Reverend Mark Wilkins officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Crown Point, IN.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Crown Point Jr. Bulldog Football.