Mr. Douglas E. Nelums, age 76, of Cadiz, Ky., died Sunday, July 12, 2009, at his home in Cadiz, Ky.
He was retired from the Kentucky State Highway Department after 27 years where he worked as foreman on the floating crew.
He was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his wife Margie (Oliver) Nelums; One Daughter & Son-In-Law, Patty & Willie P'Pool of Cadiz, Ky. Two Sisters & Brother-In-Law, Barbara & Williard Tyler of Cadiz, Ky. and Ileen Barnett of Cadiz, Ky. Granddaughter & Husband, Lori & Kerry Ford of Cadiz, KY and 1 great grandson, Grayson Ford.
He was preceded in Death by: Father-Benjamin Franklin Nelums and Mother-Helen Marie (Gray) Nelums, Brother-In-Law-Bernard Barnett.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. -P.O. Box 2050, Cadiz, Ky., where the family will receive friends after 5:00 PM Tuesday, July 14, 2009. Funeral service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home of Cadiz, KY at 2:00 PM Wednesday, July 15, 2009, Reverend Monty Flanigan and Reverend Billy Joe Nichols officiating.
Interment will be at East End Cemetery in Cadiz, Ky. Memorial contributions can be made to Kosairs Children's Hospital, 601 S. Floyd St., Louisville, KY 40202.