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M. Douglass Willey

June 27, 1932 — December 21, 2022


M. Douglass Willey


The Rev. M. Douglass Willey, 90, passed away on December 21, 2022, at Hoosier Village in Indianapolis, IN.

Doug Willey was born on June 27, 1932 in Bangor, ME to Marvin J. Willey and Doris Spencer.

Douglass graduated from Eastern College and Seminary and earned a Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate. 

Douglass married Rosemarie Moore on September 3rd, 1955 in Woodbine, NJ. The couple had 3 children.

Douglass was best known for his love of God and love of family.

Douglass is survived by his 3 children: Doug, Jr. (Sandra) Willey of California, Donn (Denise) Willey of Alabama and Debbie (Mat) Klemp of Indiana; 7 grandchildren [Matthew Willey, Amanda (Joseph) Sanchez, Marissa Willey, Jordan (Bethany) Willey, Heather Willey, Zachary Klemp and Katie (Mason) Reese]; and 4 great-grandchildren (Mavis, Harper, Vincent and Kinsley); and "adopted" granddaughter, Rose Stovicek and "adopted" great-granddaughter, Brooklyne. 

Douglass is preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Rosemarie; his parents, and his grandson, Max.

He served the Lord faithfully for over 50 years. He pastored churches in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio and California, along with being the interim pastor for several churches in the Indianapolis area. 

Doug will be buried in New Jersey at a later date.

Memorial donations can be made in Douglass's name to Crooked Creek Baptist Church of Indianapolis.

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