Paul Joseph Douglas, 80, of  Morgantown, passed away on Thursday, January 27, 2022, at Central Florida Regional Hospital. He was born on July 17, 1941, in Morgantown, the son of the late Stephen and Bernice (Engle) Douglas.

 Paul attended Morgantown High School. He was a member of Westside Senior Center, Rosedale Hunting Club, and Masonic Lodge. He worked at West Virginia University as a Maintenance worker.

 His hobbies and passions included antique cars, Oldies’ music, woodworking, playing chess, camping, cooking, fishing, and hunting. Along with spending time with his best friends, Denny and Maharaj. 

 He is survived by his loving wife, Retha (Hodges) Beller-Douglas; children, Paul Douglas, Jr., Tim Marchant and wife, Rhoda, of Independence, Paula Saurborn and husband, Jack, of Morgantown; grandchildren, Travis Marchant, Kali Marchant, Sara Varner, Spencer Marchant, Christine Cooper,  Dustin Brown, Nathan Brown; great grandchildren, Caroline Breland, Tenna Marchant, AJ Flagg and Lillian Cooper; brother, Richard Douglas and wife, Patsy of Morgantown and sister, Patricia Westerman of Orlando, FL.

 In addition to his parents, Paul is preceded in death by his late wife, Carol Douglas; son, Bobby Marchant; and daughter, Tina Marchant; sister, Joan Douglas; brother, Steve Belec.

 Friends and family will be received at Nicholson Chapel, Summers School Road, Morgantown, on Monday, February 7, 2022, from 2 – 8 p.m., visitation will continue on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, from noon until the time of the funeral service at 1 p.m. Interment will follow at Nicholson Cemetery. 

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Funeral Home information: Hastings Funeral Home, Inc.
153 Spruce Street
Morgantown, WV, 26505
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