Douglas Kirk (Doug) Gourley, age 58, of Knoxville, formerly of Greeneville, passed away suddenly Tuesday morning, May 8, 2012, at his home.
Doug was a graduate of Chuckey-Doak High School and attended the University of Tennessee. He was a Vietnam Veteran, serving with the U.S. Air Force.
Doug was an avid golfer, reader and enjoyed all sports, especially the Atlanta Braves.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Joye Gourley.
Doug is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 32 years, Deborah Gourley, who affectionately called him “Baby”; twin daughters, Sharon Glover and Shannon Hinson; grandchildren, Blake Hinson, Joshua and Jacob Stitt, all of Knoxville; father, Rev. William R. Gourley, of Telford, TN; brothers and sisters-in-law, David and Meghan Gourley, of Telford, Dan and Jan Gourley, of Georgia; nephew, Coleman; nieces, Candace and Shontel; several great nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday at the Click Funeral Home Middlebrook Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Thompson Cancer Survival Center, www.thompsoncancer.com.
Click Funeral Home and Cremations, 9020 Middlebrook Pike, is serving the Gourley family. www.clickfuneralhome.com