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Douglas  Washel

Douglas Ray "Doug" Washel

Friday, May 10th, 1957 - Sunday, November 3rd, 2019
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Douglas Ray “Doug” Washel, 62, of Bloomington passed away Sunday, November 3, 2019 at his residence.
Born, May 10, 1957 in Bloomington, he was the son of James W. Washel Sr. and Patricia J. (Wampler) Washel.
Doug began working in the flooring business at the age of 16, and he was the Owner/Operator of Washel Carpet and Tile for over 25 years.
He was a member of the AMVETS Post #2000, the American Legion Post #18, and the Eagles Lodge #1085.
Doug was a loving son, brother, uncle, and companion who enjoyed camping, fishing, boating, and being outdoors.
Survivors include his mother, Patricia J. Washel, three brothers, James W. Washel Jr. (Fonya), Gregory L. Washel (Michelle), and Stephen P. Washel (Montana) all of Bloomington, his loving companion, Becky F. Buttry of Bloomington, two aunts, Beth Ann Biewer (Jim) of Baltimore, Maryland, and Pam Tankersley of Bloomington, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, James W. Washel Sr., and his grandparents, Basil and Mildred (Baker) Wampler, and Raymond and Eva (Mank) Sexton.
Visitation will be 5-7pm Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard, 3000 E. Third St. in Bloomington.
A graveside service will be 1:30pm Thursday at Clear Creek Cemetery in Bloomington.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Funeral Chapel.
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Brenda Branam Hanners

Posted at 09:47am
So sorry to hear of Doug's passing. We had so many fun times together with all of you when we all lived on Hayes Drive. Your family was on one end and we were in the curve on the other end. We kept the roads busy between our houses. Keeping all of you in my prayers. May God be with you all during this difficult time. Brenda Branam Hanners.

Calen Baker

Posted at 06:49pm
Doug has been a staple in my family’s life for almost the past decade. I have fond memories of playing euchre with him when my dad would come to visit. Doug was a great euchre player and often cleaned house when partnered with my dad. I will miss his great personality, his laughter, and all of the stories from his life that he would share when we had gatherings. Doug was a great guy and he will be missed by all that knew him.

The Stephon Family

Posted at 03:34pm
Our Deepest Condolences, sending our love and prayers. The Stephon Family: Susan, Molly and Brody.
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Rhea Freeman

Posted at 01:23pm
Doug has been like family for the past seven years and we loved him so much. Doug was incredibly kind and generous and always a joy to be with. We have all been blessed to know Doug and will dearly miss his smile, his uplifting spirit and his companionship. We are sad to lose such a wonderful person, but thankful to have so many great memories of Doug to hold in our hearts. May we all feel peace and comfort knowing that Doug is in a better place.

Lynne Hobbs

Posted at 12:04pm
I spent 7 wonderful years with Doug. Myself and my family loved him very dearly. Doug had a kind heart and wonderful spirit and I will be forever grateful that God allowed me to spend those years with him. So many memories, camping, boating, living, but the one love Doug had was his little girl, Heidi Washel. Heidi was Doug's beloved German Shepherd and they loved each other so much. Thank you Doug for all the wonderful things you did for not only me, but my family and especially my Mom. Mom thought the world of you and you will be forever missed by all of us. God has a special place for you now, even though you will be missed, this earth is nothing compared to the wonderful place in Heaven where you will spend eternity. Thank you and love you always, Lynne!

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