Douglas Paulson, age 75, of Gassville, AR, died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, AR.
He was born Sept. 6, 1935, in Hettinger, ND to Dean and Gladys Paulson.
A veteran of the US Navy, Doug served from 1954 to 1958.
Doug owned Lakeview Heating and Air Conditioning Company in Hopkins for 30 years.
He and his wife, Carol, moved to Mountain Home, AR in 2004, from Plymouth, MN.
Doug attended the Twin Lakes Baptist Church and was a member of the American Legion Alley-White Post 52 and The Elks Lodge 1714 of Mountain Home. He volunteered as a shuttle driver at Baxter Regional Medical Center and assisted with maintenance at the Serenity House.
Doug also was a very accomplished woodworker, using his own designs.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Carol Paulson; a son, Bradley Paulson of Howard Lake; a daughter, Stacey (Dan) Paulson of Memphis, TN; a brother, Eldon Paulson; two sisters, Donna and Arlys; seven grandchildren, Rachel, Trisha, Jessica, Alexander, Cassidy, Nathan and Emily; and many other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Tuesday, Oct. 19 from noon to 9 p.m. at the Conner-Hankins Funeral Home in Mountain Home, AR, which handled the arrangements. Online obituary and guestbook are available at www.conner-hankinsfuneralhome.com.