William Douglas “Doug” Huggins

Last Updated on March 10, 2017 by cassnetwork

William Douglas “Doug” Huggins, 81, of Logansport, went to be with his Lord and Savior early Wednesday morning, March 8, 2017, at the Indiana Veterans Home, West Lafayette.

Born May 8, 1935, in Tennessee, he was the son of the late William Leslie and Auttie May (Byrd) Huggins.

In 1958, he was married to Jean (Dunaway) Huggins who preceded him in death. On February 19, 1994, he was married to Eva (Towerton) Yeates Huggins, who survives.

Doug was a veteran of the United States Army.

Prior to retirement, he owned and operated Huggins Electric. For 35 years, Doug served as the electrician at the Cass County 4-H Fairgrounds.

Doug was a member of the Rehoboth Christian Church. He enjoyed playing horseshoes and league bowling.

Surviving with his wife are their children: Jesse (Sherry) Huggins of Pueblo, Colorado, Sherrie (John) Johnson of West Lafayette, Cary (Amanda) Huggins of Logansport and Teresa (Michael) Jackson of Mayfield, Kentucky, June (Buck) Gaddis of Kumberland City, Missouri and Wade (Debbie) Yeates of  Logansport; one sister, Jane Stiles of Bartlett, Tennessee; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Lessie Huggins.

A funeral service celebrating Doug’s life will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 13 in Fisher Funeral Chapel with Richard Conrad officiating.

Burial, with full military honors, will be in Davis Cemetery.

Friends will be received from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday in the funeral chapel.