He was born in Charleston, Mississippi on August 21, 1948, to the late Earnest and Mildred Duke Douglas.
Earnest is survived by his sons, Michael (Jennifer) Douglas of Ganado, Texas, and Jason Douglas of Hattiesburg; sisters, Dorothy Wallace of Hamilton and Lila Elliott of Amory; three grandchildren, Michael Douglas, Jordan Tate and Samantha Douglas.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, David Lee Douglas.
Memorial Services will be at a later date. Burial will take place at Bethel Cemetery in Charleston, Mississippi.
Grace Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.