Douglas Kirkland

June 9, 1935 - February 20, 2023

Douglas Kirkland, 87, of Deweyville, died Monday, February 20, 2023, at Christus Hospitals of Southeast Texas – St. Elizabeth, Beaumont. He was born June 9, 1935, in Dumas, to Nellie Ann Woody Davis and Jewell Davis.

Douglas was a United States Army veteran. He was a 1st Class Machinist and had many interests. He enjoyed chess, gardening, and fishing in his younger years. Douglas also loved to play pool and was a skilled wood worker and even crafted his own pool table.

Survivors include his son, Bill Navarre and wife, Lauren, of Vidor; grandchildren, Patrick Navarre, Alan Joseph Navarre, Josie Permenter, and Kori Navarre; brother, David Kirkland; and sisters, Lois Stevenson, Gorgie Denning and Billy Jean Arrington.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Rita Kirkland; and brother, Joe Kirkland.

A gathering of Mr. Kirkland’s family and friends will begin at 1:00 p.m., with his funeral service at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 25, 2023, at Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. His interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Winnie.

Memorial contributions in honor of Mr. Kirkland may be made to the Southeast Texas Veterans Service Group, P.O. Box 12352, Beaumont, Texas 77726.


Download Program

Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Winnie
  • 134, Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, Texas, 77665,
  • February 25, 2023
  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Funeral Service

Broussard’s Mortuary Winnie
  • 134, Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, Texas, 77665,
  • February 25, 2023
  • 2:00 pm


Fairview Cemetery
  • , , Winnie, TX, 77665,

Comments (1)

    Carla J Hansens says:

    We all loved hearing from you every Christmas, and you had so many stories to tell us. You will be missed by all of us here in Oklahoma. You were always willing to help us and give some advice. We Love you, your sisters Nila Birchett and Carla Hansens.

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