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Roland Lee Douglas July 28, 1925 - Feb. 23, 2018

Roland Lee Douglas died peacefully in Marion on Feb. 23, 2018 at the age of 92.

Roland is survived by Jean Douglas (wife), Lesa Nelson (daughter), Jim Arwood (Stepson), 6 grandchildren and numerous great and great-great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by John W. “Jack” & Vern (brothers).

Roland was born on July 28, 1925 in Peru, IN to LeRoy and Manilla. He graduated from Peru High School in 1943 and joined the Army Air Corps. He is commemorated as a WW II POW in Nazi Germany. He married Jean Gillum in 1964 and began working as a Conductor on the C&O Railroad. He was heavily involved in starting and furthering Grissom Air Force Base Museum and Gift Shop. Memorial donations may be sent to Grissom Air Force Base Museum and Gift Shop at 1000 W Hoosier Blvd., Peru 46970. 765-689-8011. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Neptune Society.