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Charles William DouglasCharles William "Bill" Douglas, age 45, passed away on February 18, 2009 in Cedar City, Utah. He was born on September 1, 1963 in Blytheville, Arkansas to Charles Willoughby and Hilde Sterzer Douglas. He married Karen Porter and together they had two children. He received a BSN from Middle Tennessee State University, and then received his MSN from the University of Phoenix. He attended the Red Hill Southern Baptist Church, was a Cub Scout Leader, a Boy Scout Leader, and a Cubmaster for several years.

Charles was an assistant Professor at SUU in the Department of Nursing. He was a US Air Force Veteran, and retired from the US Army after 20 years of service. While in the Army he served in Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom. His last duty station was William Beaumont Army Medical Center at Ft. Bliss, Texas where he was head nurse of the Mental Health unit. While in the military he earned; (3) Army Commendation Medals, (2) Army Achievement Medals, (2) Air Force Achievement Medals, the Army Superior Unit Award, Army Good Conduct Medal, Air Force Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star, Southwest Asia Service Medal with two bronze service stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Non Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (2nd award), Air Force Overseas Service Long Tour, Air Force Training Ribbon, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, KU-LIB-MDL (Saudi Arabi), KU-LIB-MDL (Kuwait), and Expert Field Medical Badge.

He is survived by his wife Karen of Cedar City, UT., his children; SpC Christa Lee Douglas of Ft. Riley, KA, William Michael Douglas and Samuel Porter Douglas both of Cedar City. His sisters; Sonja Douglas of Halliard, FL, and Kay (Kenny) Rose of Pekin, IN, and mother-in-law, Fay Porter of Cedar City, UT.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Hilde Douglas, and one sister, Dorothy Wheeler.

Samuel, William, and Karen Douglas all moved to Slater, IA a year after his death.



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