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Jim Cohen


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Philadelphia, PA
Post  Posted 25 Mar 2020 7:08 am    
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Unfortunately, Doug has succumbed to the coronavirus. People, if you're not yet taking this pandemic seriously, this is your wake-up call...

From Doug's Niece:

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The world lost an amazing man of God today. My Uncle Doug, who has impacted my life in more ways that I could ever being to express, has gone home to the Lord. Unfortunately, hospital regulations prevented his wife of 50 years from being with him. Please continue to pray for Aunt Stevie during this very difficult time. For those of you who think Covid19 isn’t anything to worry about or “no worse than the flu”- YOU ARE WRONG. Please be smart. Your actions will have consequences to your family, your friends, and your neighbors. We are all in this together. Make sure the people you love know that you love them!

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Dale Rottacker


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Post  Posted 25 Mar 2020 7:50 am    
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So sad... we might be able to ride this out and get past this if we just stay put!!!... We have to reduce our exposer... I'm Praying for everyone who's been touched by this.
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Erv Niehaus


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Litchfield, MN, USA
Post  Posted 25 Mar 2020 7:54 am    
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I'm grieving for those that Doug left behind but Doug has traded his steel guitar for a golden harp.
Bless his heart. Smile
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Jerry Van Hoose


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TN & FL
Post  Posted 25 Mar 2020 11:29 am    
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So sad, indeed. My thoughts and prayers are with Doug’s family.
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Mike Perlowin


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Los Angeles CA
Post  Posted 25 Mar 2020 11:29 am    
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Doug and I met in St Louis. We did not agree on much, but I thought he was a nice guy.

R.I.P.Doug.
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Dave Mudgett


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Central Pennsylvania
Post  Posted 25 Mar 2020 12:44 pm    
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So sorry to hear this. My prayers and thoughts are with his family and close friends.
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Bob Cox


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Buckeye State
Post  Posted 25 Mar 2020 1:23 pm     Doug
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Rest in peace my friend. He is the first friend that I knew that passed from this horrible virus. Doug was a man of God . He treated everyone with the up most respect and kindness. He also gave me the honor of playing the gospel portion of the ISGC. We will all miss you . God bless the family during this trying time in the USA.
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Wesley Medlen

 

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Post  Posted 25 Mar 2020 1:33 pm    
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God bless his family our prayers are with you Wes
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Johnny Cox

 

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Lives in Hallettsville Texas
Post  Posted 25 Mar 2020 1:34 pm    
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Sad news. Doug was a good man.
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Bill Sinclair


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Hagerstown, Maryland, USA
Post  Posted 25 Mar 2020 1:45 pm    
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Very sobering. Prayers for his family.
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Larry Dering

 

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Missouri, USA
Post  Posted 25 Mar 2020 5:14 pm    
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I attended one of his Gospel steel shows in Indiana and had a wonderful time. Doug was a great guy and made everyone feel welcome. A great loss to our industry and the world. God bless Doug and his family.
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Roy Rosetta


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Nederland, Texas.. On the Texas Gulf Coast
Post  Posted 25 Mar 2020 7:03 pm    
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We are so sorry to hear of Doug's passing. He is now in a much better place with Our Precious Lord. Rest in peace dear friend.
....Roy and Barbara
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Fred Justice


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Mesa, Arizona
Post  Posted 26 Mar 2020 12:17 am    
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Rest in peace Doug, I'll see you there.

Stevie, I pray the Lord will give you comfort in you great loss.
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Albert Svenddal


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Minneapolis, MN
Post  Posted 26 Mar 2020 3:55 am    
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Lisa and I are very saddened about Doug. He not only touched my life I a profound way but left a huge legacy among many. We will miss him greatly.
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Lee Johnson

 

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Illinois, USA
Post  Posted 26 Mar 2020 9:01 am     Gods Peace be with you
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Doug , was one of Gods Children, He is home now We are proud to have known Him and his family God Bless I was blessed just knowing Him > Lee and Butch of BJS Bars Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad
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Tony Glassman


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The Great Northwest
Post  Posted 26 Mar 2020 10:36 am    
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RIP. My thoughts are with his family
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Tony Rankin


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Florida
Post  Posted 26 Mar 2020 4:27 pm    
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I was privileged to know Doug since around 1988. I’ll miss him. Words fail me in expressing my sympathy.

Stevie...you are in our prayers.
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Terry Wood


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Marshfield, MO
Post  Posted 27 Mar 2020 1:18 am    
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Sorry to hear this sad news! Prayers for his family and friends!

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Terry Wood


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Marshfield, MO
Post  Posted 27 Mar 2020 1:45 am    
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I never knew him, but sorry to hear this sad news.

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Paul King

 

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Gainesville, Texas, USA
Post  Posted 27 Mar 2020 1:45 am    
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I never met Doug but it is evident he was a good Christian man. Prayers for his family from my family.
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Nick Reed


From:
Russellville, KY USA
Post  Posted 27 Mar 2020 10:06 am    
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So very sorry to hear this news . . . . Doug was a fine person and admired by all. He was a big help to me many years ago when I was producing the "Gospel Steel Guitar Showcase" program for radio. Also I always enjoyed Doug's Sunday morning Worship services in the Millenium Hotel Ballroom at Scotty's ISGA in St. Louis. Everytime I see a Deckley Steel, I'll always think of him.
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Donna Dodd


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Acworth, Georgia, USA
Post  Posted 27 Mar 2020 8:57 pm    
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It’s heartbreaking to hear of Doug’s final days without Stevie. What a wonderful human being he was! We pray especially for Doug’s beloved Stevie as she still struggles, and for the family and friends who cannot be at her side.
Rest in peace, Doug...🙏
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Earl Hensley


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Las Vegas Nv.USA
Post  Posted 28 Mar 2020 9:34 am     Doug
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So sad , Doug was a friend to anyone he met. Rest in peace my friend.
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Cliff Waterman

 

Post  Posted 5 Apr 2020 6:59 am     Doug & Stevie
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Doug invited me to play his gospel show in Indianapolis many years ago. He Stevie and my wife and I became fast friends. They would stay with us, (Kansas City area), as they were traveling to Colorado. I'm so sorry to hear of this. If any one has contact information for Stevie we would like to get in touch with her. Please PM me or you can call or text my cell...816-807-6295 thank you, Cliff
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Larry Mingua

 

From:
Indiana, USA
Post  Posted 5 Apr 2020 1:07 pm    
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I am very distressed to learn of this.
Bonnie and I enjoyed the gospel shows Doug did in Indianapolis. I know he will be missed by many. Prayers for you and your family.
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