Douglas Plummer Ellingwood, 83, of Altus, passed away Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at Jackson County Memorial Hospital.
Doug was born Dec. 13, 1928, in Hanover, New Hampshire, to Harold Earl and Eleanor (Plummer) Ellingwood. He married Dela Mae Coyle in 1966 in Duncan. He spent the next 21 years in the United States Air Force working as an electrician. He was stationed many places throughout the country. His wife Dela preceded him in death in September 1984. He married Klyda (Mitchell) Hollen on Nov. 28, 1988, in Altus. Doug was baptized as one of Jehovahs Witnesses in 1971 in Pampa, Texas. He lived the last 40 years in Altus, which became home to him and his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, and three brothers.
Doug is survived by his loving wife, Klyda Ellingwood of Altus; one daughter, Brenda Cribbs; a granddaughter, Burgundy Cribbs, both of Altus; a brother, David Ellingwood and wife Mary of Oswego, N.Y.; a sister, Norma Dashnau and husband Don of Oswego; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.
Memorial graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Eldorado Cemetery with Ray Jolin officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Lowell-Tims Funeral Home and Crematory of Altus.
On line tributes may be made to the family at www.Lowell-Tims.com