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Douglas D. DeMay

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[December 19, 2016]  LINCOLN  -- 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.

Visitations:

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at Holy Family Catholic Church from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Elk's Memorial Ceremony will be held following the Wednesday visitation.

Monday, 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, Lincoln

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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. Laible officiating.

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 the visitation.

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 Peasley.

He was preceded in death by his Grandparents and Aunt Mary King

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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 Menís Club.

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 Memorial Fund.

Peasley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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