Daniel Douglas

February 14, 1954 ~ January 29, 2021 (age 66)


Daniel Douglas, age 66, of Evansville, IN, passed away at 11:48 p.m. on Friday, January 29, 2021, at St. Vincent Ascension.

Dan was born February 14, 1954 in Evansville, IN, to Charles P. Douglas and Mary Lee (Thompson) Kniffen. He graduated from North High School in 1972. He retired as a Lieutenant for the Evansville Fire Department after 30 years. He enjoyed being outdoors and doing activities such as gardening, camping, fishing, and swimming. He loved music, reading, playing with his grandchildren, and loved his dog Draggo. He was fierce in his faith for the Lord and could not wait until he could go to his Heavenly home.

Dan is survived by wife, Carole Douglas; daughter, Rachel Thomason; son, Josh Douglas (Kasey); sister, Becky Buxton (Brent); brother, Mike Douglas (Kathy); and grandchildren, Isabella Thomason, Sophia Thomason, and Walker Douglas.

Dan is preceded in death by his parents; step-parents, Carol Jean Douglas and Robert Kniffen; sister-in-law, Linda Bush; and niece, Amanda Gidcumb.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 3, 2021, at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue with Reverend Ben Lovell officiating. A Live Stream will be available beginning twenty minutes prior to the service time. Please visit, select your loved one’s obituary, scroll to the bottom of the page, and click Live Stream. Burial will be in Maumee Cemetery. 

Friends may visit from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 2, 2021, and 9:00 a.m. until service time on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at BOONE FUNERAL HOME EAST CHAPEL.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: Blue Grass Church at 14200 Petersburg Rd, Evansville, IN 47725.

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February 2, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Boone Funeral Home
5330 Washington Avenue
Evansville, IN 47715

Funeral Service
February 3, 2021

10:00 AM
Boone Funeral Home
5330 Washington Avenue
Evansville, IN 47715

Video is available for this event

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