Douglas Howard Espinosa

August 12, 1931 ~ September 10, 2013

Douglas H. Espinosa passed peacefully away on September 10, 2013. He was 82 years old. Douglas was born in Jefferson Oregon in 1931 to his parents Joe and Gyra Espinosa.
In 1954 he moved to the Clark County area where he worked as a millwright for Crown Zellerbach and James River and a member of local AWPPW #5 of Camas, Washington. Douglas loved to serve others and was a U.S Army Veteran as well as a volunteer firefighter for many years in Fern Prairie.
Douglas is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Barbara; two sons: David of Camas, and Michael of Covington, Washington; daughter Susan Bird of Vancouver, Washington; brother Galen of Aurora, Colorado and sister Verna Reddington of Chicago, Illinois as well as seven grandchildren and one great grandchild.
A private memorial service will be held on September 17, 2013. Memorials may be made in Douglas' name to the M.S. foundation in Oregon. Brown's Funeral home and Cremation Services have been entrusted with arrangements. To send condolences to the family or to sign the online guest book, please visit
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Published in The Columbian on Sept. 15, 2013