US Marine Corps

Doug Eastham

March 18, 1940 ~ March 26, 2021 (age 81)


Funeral services for Mr. Doug Eastham, 81, of Jefferson, Texas will be held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at First United Methodist Church in Jefferson, Texas with Reverend Virginia Pevey officiating under the direction of Haggard Funeral Home. A time of visitation will be held from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Monday, March 29, 2021 at the Capt. Wm. Perry Chapel of Haggard Funeral Home in Jefferson, Texas. Interment will take place on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at Fouke Cemetery in Fouke, Arkansas after funeral services are complete.

Mr. Eastham was born March 18, 1940 in Lamesa, Texas to Herbert Eastham and Evie Holloman Eastham and passed away on March 26, 2021 in Tyler, Texas.

Mr. Eastham was preceded in death his parents, his son, Kevin Douglas Eastham and sister, Ellen Hitt.

Doug was a faithful member of First United Methodist Church in Jefferson, Texas. Doug and Phillis were married on December 23, 1961 which led to 59 years of happy marriage and a large loving family to be formed. Doug was highly successful, deeply involved in many organizations & was a former Marine. He was a graduate of The University of Houston, the owner of Eastham Home Center in Baytown, Texas as well as an appraiser. He was a member of the JR Mosely Foundation, a member of the board for The Jefferson Carnegie Library, The Jefferson Historical Museum as well as The Jefferson Historical Foundation.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Phillis Eastham of Jefferson, Texas; son, Gary Bryan Eastham and wife Jana Susan Eastham of Frisco, Texas; grandson, Andrew Bryan Eastham of Frisco, Texas; granddaughter, Haley Susan Eastham and husband Geneo Bernard Grissom of Frisco, Texas.

Serving as pallbearers will be Carey B. Heaster, Jr, Harold Blair, Darrell Gaither, Bob Thomas, Mike Barry, Terry Ioerger, Geneo Grissom and Ned Fratangelo.

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