Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at Holy Family Catholic
Church from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Memorial Ceremony will be held following the
December 26, 2016 at the Rux Funeral Home in Kewanee
from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Service: Thursday December 22, 2016 at
10:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Lincoln
Funeral home: Peasley Funeral Home,
Douglas D. DeMay, 51, of Lincoln, passed away on
Friday, December 16, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. at the
University of Chicago Medicine in Chicago.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday,
December 22, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Family
Catholic Church in Lincoln with Rev. Jeffrey G.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 21,
2016, at Holy Family Catholic Church from 4:00 p.m.
until 7:00 p.m.
An Elk's Memorial Ceremony will be held following
Additional visitation will be held on Monday,
December 26, 2016, at the Rux Funeral Home in
Kewanee from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Kewanee at
a later date.
Douglas Dean DeMay was born on August 28, 1965, in
Kewanee, Illinois, the son of George Peter and
Berneice Kay Van Pratt DeMay.
He is survived by his parents of Kewanee, two
brothers: Brad (Jackie) DeMay of Kewanee, and Rod
DeMay of California; one nephew: Jonathan DeMay; one
niece: Amanda Clementz, and special friend: Don
He was preceded in death by his Grandparents and
Aunt Mary King
Doug graduated from Kewanee High School in 1983 and then
received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Northern Illinois
University in 1987.
He served in the Illinois National Guard.
Doug is the owner Investment Center of Lincoln.
He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, where he served
as an Usher and WATCH program, 3rd and 4th Degree Knight of
Council #1250. He was a member of Lincoln/Logan County Chamber
of Commerce, serving as an Ambassador (Red Coat), receiving the
Ambassador of the Year Award in 2014. He was a member of the
Elks Lodge #914 and was Exalted Ruler in 1998/1999. He belonged
to the Lincoln Masonic Lodge #210; Ansar Shrine, Logan Shrine
Club, and Order of the Eastern Star. Other memberships included
Lincoln Rotary (Paul Harris Fellow), Sons of American Legion
Post #263, Fraternal Order of Eagles #2708, Toastmasters,
Lincoln Lions Club, Anchor Boat Club, Organizer of the Logan
County Chili Cook Off, Beason Sportsmanís Club, and Chestnut
Doug was a certified Kansas City Barbeque Society Master Judge,
completing the requirements just this past summer.
Doug was an avid NASCAR fan, Cubs Fan, and Bears Fan.
He will be missed by his many friends and family.
Memorials may be made to Shrinerís Hospital for Children,
Lincoln Elkís Lodge #914 Charitable Trust or Douglas D. DeMay
Peasley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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