Lee Douds

VENICE, Fla.-Lee Wesley Douds, age 74 of Venice, Fla., a former Toronto, Ohio resident, passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 at the Venice Memorial Hospital, Venice, Fla.

He was born June 17, 1939 in Toronto, Ohio the son of the late Homer and Mildred (Carson) Douds.

Mr. Douds was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Toronto.

He was a 1957 graduate of Toronto High School.

Mr. Douds was a Vietnam War veteran having served his country in the U.S. Army.

He had worked for the Guy Johnston Lumber Company and retired from the Titanium Metals Corporation of Toronto as area supervisor maintenance foreman.

He is survived by his daughter – Tracy Lee Geiss of Columbus, Ohio.

Visitation hours will be held 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21 at the Clarke Funeral Home, Toronto, Ohio.

Masonic services will be held 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

A celebration service of life will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22 at the funeral home with the Reverend Kevin Rinkes officiating. There will be full military honors by the Toronto American Legion Honor Guard following services at the funeral home Wednesday. Interment will then follow at the Island Creek Cemetery.

Lee Douds

VENICE, Fla. -Lee W. Douds, age 74 of Venice, Fla., a former Toronto resident passed away Thursday in Florida. Arrangements are pending and are in the care of Clarke Funeral Home, Toronto.