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James Douglas Slagle, 57, known as Doug to his family & friends, passed away on Friday, January 5, 2018 in Prague, OK.

Graveside services will be 1:30 PM, Friday, January 12, 2018 at the Duncan Cemetery under the direction of the Don Grantham Funeral Home.

Doug was born April 4th, 1960, to Knox Allen & Augusta Mae (Griffin) Slagle in Duncan, OK.

Doug was smart in school, he was a perfectionist and he was very sensitive. His Mom, Dad and siblings were proud of him. One time when he was about five, his mom couldn't find him, and she heard the band practicing on the high school lots. She found him marching right behind the band.

Doug received his GED and went to Cameron in Lawton. He got his associates degrees in drafting and design. He worked in the late 80's for Texas Instrument in Texas.

Doug is survived by his siblings; Knox Allen Slagle Jr. & wife Maxine of South Chesterfield, VA, Steve Slagle & wife Gail of Bentonville, AR, Mark Slagle & wife Karen of Duncan, OK, Diana Gorman & husband Jeff of Plano, TX , Andy Slagle & wife Afsaneh of Oklahoma City, OK and Angie Byrne & husband Donald of Hobart, OK.

Doug is also survived by his nieces & nephews; Doug Case, Lauren Slagle, Michael Slagle; Marissa & Grant Nevill, Nicholas & Lindsey Slagle; Heather & Juan Andricain, Brad & Julie Slagle; Katie & Jeff Murray, Will Gorman; Shannan & Patrick Bellamy, Cory & Katie Byrne and Aleesa Byrne. He is also survived by his great-nieces and great-nephews; William and Harrison Nevill; Cora Grace, Madeleine, Hadley and Lucy Kate Slagle; Colton and Henrietta Slagle; Jacob, Joshua, Zaine and Zoey Andricain; Charlie and Campbell Murray; and Lucas Bellamy.

Doug was preceded in death by his father Knox Allen Slagle, his mother Augusta Mae (Griffin) Slagle and niece Anna Grace Nevill.

Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.granthamfuneralhomes.com
Published on January 10, 2018
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