Perry Vincent Douglas, Jr., 82, of Kansas City, died Sunday, February 19, 2023, at North Care Hospice House.
He was born on June 21, 1940, in Wichita, KS, the son of Perry Vincent Douglas Sr. and Julia Frances (Neely) Douglas Brooks. Following the death of his father at an early age, his mother Julia married Dr. William G. Brooks who helped to raise Perry.
He was a graduate of Lincoln Laboratory High School and later went on to study elementary education at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri.
Perry worked in many industries ranging from nurse’s aide at local skilled nursing facilities to a lengthy stint as a Library Assistant with Lincoln University. In his past time, he enjoyed family, friends, and fellowshipping at Quinn Chapel AME Church of Jefferson City. At Quinn Chapel AME Church, he received the Elijah Ramsey Village Elder Award in February 2019 and inducted into the Golden Circle that commemorates disciples over 70 years of age with more than 40 years of dedicated service in August of 2019.
Perry is survived by his nieces, Marva Y. Mitchell, Buckeye, AZ; Marcia Y. Douglas, Marshall, MO; nephews, Michael L. Douglas, Jefferson City, MO; and Marc K. Douglas, Inglewood, CA. He leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins to cherish great memories.
Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday, February 27, 2023, at Trimble Funeral Homes – Jefferson City. Graveside services will follow at Hawthorn Memorial Gardens with the Rev. McPherson officiating.
Services entrusted to Trimble Funeral Homes – Jefferson City. trimblefunerals.com