Douglas Arthur Toombs

Monday, January 15, 2018
Douglas Arthur Toombs

Douglas Arthur Toombs, 64, of Poplar Bluff, Mo, passed away January 8, 2018, in Poplar Bluff.

He was born on July 30, 1953, in St. Louis, Mo., and was the son of the late Clovis and Stella (Pollard) Toombs.

Douglas served in the United States Air Force as an airplane mechanic. He continued a career in aviation after discharging from the Air Force, working for Alliance Aviation as a mechanic and also managing smaller airports. Douglas was a member of New Hope Baptist Church, of Pollard.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Janice Rose Spence.

Survivors include his two sons, Tim Toombs Veresh of Sealy, Tex. and Brad Toombs of Plymouth, Mich.; two grandchildren, Josie Veresh and Dylan Veresh; three nieces and one nephew; and many other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21, in Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home Chapel, Piggott, Ark., with Matthew Collier officiating. Burial is in New Hope Cemetery, Pollard. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, of Piggott, is in charge of arrangements.