Former Constable dies at 82

James L. Douglas

EAST HARRIS COUNTY— A Harris County Constable who served for this area for close to 30 years passed away last week.
James L. Douglas, 82, of Old River-Winfree was born Jan. 15, 1928 in Quitman, TX and passed away Nov. 10, at home.
He was a U. S. Army veteran and a member of the Goose Crook Masonic Lodge #1192 and the Baytown Shrine Club.
He began his career in law enforcement in 1952 with the Texas Liquor Control Board and retired in 2000 after serving 28 years as Harris County Precinct #3 Constable.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rabon and Eula Douglas; sister, Johnnie Bullock; and niece, Judy Jones. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Opal Douglas and daughter, Sheryl Fisher, both of Old River-Winfree and grandsons, Cody and Dylan Fisher, both of Beach City.
Funeral services with Masonic Rites was on Nov. 13, at Navarre Funeral Home with Chaplain Kevin Taylor officiating. Burial followed at White Cemetery in Highlands.
Serving as pallbearers were Harris County Deputy Constables.
Arrangements were under the direction and personal care of Navarre Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 2444 Rollingbrook Dr., Baytown, TX, 77521 (281) 422-8111.