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Richard Merrill Douglass

September 23, 1956 — March 25, 2023

Richard Merrill Douglass

Richard Merrill Douglass, esteemed Business Value Consultant and beloved husband, father, grandfather, son and brother passed away at the age of 66 on March 25, 2023. He was born to James and Jean Douglass on September 23, 1956, in Austin, TX. Richard graduated from Northwestern University with a master’s in business and finance. Richard’s decades long passion was teaching adult Bible study classes, and he served on several nonprofit boards. His most recent passion was riding his motorcycle, planning day trips to the mountains and week-long trips to scenic places rich in history. 

Richard was blessed with a loving family and is survived by his wife, Sherri Douglass; his children, son Timothy Douglass and daughter Stephanie Cere and her husband Bryan Cere; as well as his beloved grandchildren, Jordan Cere, Emma Cere, Gracie Cere and Bentley Cere. 

He is survived by his mother, Jean Douglass, his brother David Douglass and his wife Kim Douglass. Richard was deeply admired and respected by all who knew him professionally and in the church. 

Please join us in celebrating his life on April 6, 2023, from 10 AM-12 PM, Johns Creek Baptist Church, 6910 McGinnis Ferry Rd. Alpharetta, GA. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to Safe Kids Georgia, CHOA in memory of Richard Douglass.

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Celebration of Life

Thursday, April 6, 2023

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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