Memorial Services for Lloyd Douglas “Doug” Coyne, 77, of Jefferson, Texas. will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2023 at 12pm in the Cpt. Wm. Perry Chapel of Haggard Funeral. A visitation will be held from 10am through 12pm on Saturday, January, 28, 2023 in the Cpt. Wm. Perry Chapel under the direction of Haggard Funeral Home.
Doug was born on February 4, 1945, in Long Beach, California to Lawrence Coyne and Anita Gilstrap Coyne. He passed away on January 18, 2023, in Jefferson. He attended grade school in both Nacogdoches and Linden. Doug was a 1963 graduate of Linden-Kildare High School. He earned his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Agriculture Technology from Stephen F. Austin State University in 1970. He also served in the US Army Reserve in the National Guard of Arkansas. Doug embarked on a lifelong career as a pipeline welder. In 1972 he became a member of the United Association and Pipeliners’ Local 798. This past year he was proud to reach the 50-year milestone for service in the union. Like his father and grandfather before him, Doug was a 32nd degree Mason and a Shriner. He was a member of the Linden Mason Lodge #192. In retirement Doug enjoyed working on projects at his welding shop and working around his cabin on Club Lake.
Doug was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence Coyne and Anita Gilstrap; and his sister, Sandra Kay Coyne.
Those left to cherish his memory are his son, Clint Coyne & wife Tina; granddaughter, Madilyn Coyne; brothers, Larry Coyne, Eric Coyne & wife Johanna, and Robin Coyne & wife Mary; and special friend Charlotte Mitchum. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.
The family would like to send a special thank you to all of the caregivers at Magnolia Place, Cypress Place, and Heart to Heart Hospice for their love, care and support for Doug over the past year.