Douglas Nathaniel Redding lost his battle with lung cancer Wednesday March 8, 2017 and passed away at the age of 75 peacefully in his sleep.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Gayle Ellen Norvell, his parents Nina and Douglas Redding, and his sister Joan Stewart. Doug’s life will be forever cherished as he is survived by his daughter Claudette Redding, son James Redding and wife Amber, sister Barbara Baumann and husband Chris, brother Kenneth Redding and wife Delores. But Doug’s heart was so big that he extended his survival and helped raise his step children daughter Lisa Vassilico and husband Chris, daughter Robin Frazer and husband Dale, daughter Crystal Bryant and husband Derrick, daughter Brandy Johnson and husband Ron, daughter Melissa Shechter and husband Dustin, son John Wenzel and wife Rowena, son Travis Wenzel and wife Linda, son Nathan Wenzel and Son Phillip Hannah. He is also survived by 27 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Doug loved his children and grandchildren and spent every opportunity enjoying life with them. His playful personality and fun spirit will always be remembered through the lives of his family. Memorial service will be held Thursday March 16th, 2017 at 6 pm in the Chapel of Deer Park Funeral Directors to say goodbye and celebrate the memories of his life. Deer Park Funeral Directors, 336 E. San Augustine, Deer Park, TX 77536