Death of Gus R Douglass

Gus R. Douglass
February 22, 1927 – March 19, 2015

Gus R. Douglass, former West Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture, 88 of Leon passed away Thursday March 19, 2015 at Cabell Huntington Hospital following a sudden illness.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 22, 201 at Raynes Funeral Home (Eleanor Chapel) with Pastor Fred Sparks officiating. Burial will follow in Craig-Douglass Cemetery, Leon. The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., and from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Saturday at the Eleanor Chapel.

A full obituary will be posted as soon as it becomes available.

Raynes Funeral Home 303 Ash Circle, Eleanor WV 25070 304-586-9797


Kanawha Valley Lodge #36 AF&AM will conduct Masonic Graveside Rites for former agriculture commissioner Brother Gus Douglass.

Service will be Sunday March 22, 2015 at Raynes Funeral Home, Eleanor,WV. at 2:00 p.m. Brethren requested to be at the funeral home about 1:15. p.m.

Graveside service will follow at Craig–Douglass Cemetary at Grimms Landing, WV.

Visitation will be Saturday March 21, 2015 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 9:00 at the funeral home in Eleanor, WV.

Thanks Brethren,
Stephen E. Chapman, W.M.