Douglas Stiles
Douglas Stiles

Obituary of Douglas Wayne Stiles

Douglas W. Stiles NORTH KINGSVILLE – Douglas Wayne Stiles, 64 passed away, Tuesday, February 1, 2022, after an eight-year battle with cancer. The son of William Noah and Wanda Alene (Slack) Stiles Knight, he was born on June 14, 1957, in Ashtabula and remained a lifelong area resident. Doug was a graduate of Ashtabula County JVS. A dedicated employee of Western Reserve Farm Co-op, Doug was employed for thirty-nine years and retired as Agronomy Division Manager, he was respected by his fellow employees as well as those he served. Doug and Mary Thayer were united in marriage on August 6, 1983, they spent thirty-eight years loving and being in love with each other. Their many trips and adventures are now treasures of the heart. Doug was a person of great character and patience, he believed in the Cleveland Browns when no one else did! “There is always next year” was a very familiar phrase at the Stiles home. Trips to Las Vegas were always enjoyed, Blackjack and Slots were the most enjoyed games as well as the bright lights and good food. Doug had a great sense of humor and loved to share it with everyone he met. Mary and Doug enjoyed jigsaw puzzles and playing card games surrounded by family. In his quiet times Doug enjoyed reading historical novels, westerns and books related to the Mafia. Doug had a “never give up” attitude. He was not going to surrender to his diagnosis. He fought the good fight, kept his sense of humor, and never stopped telling his family that he loved them. Doug is survived by his devoted wife Mary Stiles; children, Laura (Shane Mitchell) Stiles, Justin (Scott DeCola) Stiles, Amanda (Shane) Patterson and child by choice LeKeisha Hughes; granddaughter Madison Duva; siblings, Jim (Alice) Stiles, Larry (Debra) Stiles,” brother by another mother” Ben (Jeannette) Smith; stepdad, Ernest Knight; loving nieces and nephews. Doug was preceded in death by brothers, Roger Stiles and Mike Stiles; parents, Wanda Knight and William Stiles. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, at Zaback Williams Ducro Funeral Home, 500 West Prospect Road, Ashtabula Ohio. Private burial at Greenlawn Memory Gardens, 3140 East Center Street, North Kingsville, Ohio 44048. Calling hours from 11AM-1PM on Wednesday February 9, 2022, at Zaback Williams Ducro Funeral Home. If desired, contributions may be made to Doug’s family for the creation of a college scholarship for his granddaughter.
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Wednesday
9
February

Visitation

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Zaback-Williams-Ducro Funeral Home
500 W. Prospect Rd.
Ashtabula, Ohio, United States
440-998-1234
Wednesday
9
February

Funeral Services

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Zaback-Williams-Ducro Funeral Home
500 W. Prospect Rd.
Ashtabula, Ohio, United States
440-998-1234
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