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Douglas S. Shawgo

June 8th, 1958 – August 18th, 2021

Douglas S. Shawgo, age 63 of Plant City, Florida, passed away at 6:56 a.m. Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at the South Florida Baptist Hospital in Plant City. He was born on June 8, 1958 in Havana, Illinois, the son of Bernard and Donna (Wilson) Shawgo. On May 11, 1980, Doug married Lori Becker in Beaver City, Nebraska. She survives.

Also surviving are his son Greg (and Victoria) Shawgo of Plant City, his daughter Teresa (and Kris) Decker of Louisville, Kentucky, seven grandchildren; Noah, Simeon, Ruth, and Susanna Shawgo and Sophia, Norah, and Mariam Decker, his father Bernard Shawgo of Astoria, Illinois, his sister Cindy (and Hollis) Shafer of Germantown Hills, Illinois and his brother Jeff (and Sonya) Shawgo of Astoria, Illinois.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Donna Shawgo, on April 29, 2021.

Doug was a graduate of Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was a school teacher and coach for over 18 years, teaching at Avon Community Schools in Avon, Illinois and Steeleville Community Schools in Steeleville, Illinois. In 1998 Doug left the teaching field and joined the family business, Shawgo Memorial Home, and was a licensed funeral director and embalmer for 15 years. Doug was working for the Heath Funeral Home in Lakeland, Florida as a Pre-Planning Specialist at the time of his passing.

Services will be held on Tuesday, August 24th at 11:00 a.m. at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria, Illinois. Pastor Dan Benitez will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in the Astoria Cemetery. Memorials may be given in Doug's memory to the Calvary Baptist Church, Church Planting fund.

Condolences


August 19th, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Steve and Diann

August 19th, 2021

So sorry for your loss. The Saurbaughs

August 19th, 2021

was saddened to hear of Doug's passing. sending prayers for comfort to the whole family. Kathy Cox

August 19th, 2021

My thoughts and prayers are with you. Judy Caputo

August 19th, 2021

So sorry for your family's loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Deb and Jim Park

August 19th, 2021

So very sorry for your loss. Words can’t express the sympathy I have for your families. Nancy Carithers

August 19th, 2021

So very sorry for your family's loss. Roberta Oest

August 19th, 2021

So very sorry to hear this
Thoughts and prayers for all of you
Gary &. Bev Taylor
Miranda & Tristan Morrow

August 19th, 2021

Prayers for your family during this time of such sadness. We are so sorry. Wendell & Alice Clanin

August 19th, 2021

So very sorry to hear of your brothers passing. Keeping your whole family inn my prayers
Patty Danner Kolves

August 19th, 2021

Sorry for your loss. Doug was agreat friend to my husband and I

August 19th, 2021

So very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to the whole family. Brian Bucher

August 20th, 2021

My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Doug was a good friend to many and will be sadly missed. Cheryl (Robertson) Shanks

August 20th, 2021

So very sorry for your loss.
Mike and Linda Blemler

August 20th, 2021

I’m sorry for your loss. Doug was so good with kids and such a good person. He will be sadly missed.

August 20th, 2021

So very sorry for your Family’s loss! Patty Wherley

August 20th, 2021

So sorry for your loss,
Bill and Connie Ogden

August 20th, 2021

I am so very sorry for your family's loss. Doug has always been such a special person to me and i know to many others. Thoughts and prayers continued to you all. Heather Robertson

August 20th, 2021

So very sorry for your families loss, my thots and prayers are with you all. Lisa Pollitt Aberle

August 20th, 2021

You are all in our thoughts and prayers. So very sorry for your loss. Paul and Carol Stambaugh

August 20th, 2021

So sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Daniel and Becky Hamm

August 20th, 2021

Very sad to hear about your loss of Doug. Heartfelt thoughts and prayers for all your family. May God's love give each of you comfort and peace, now and until you meet again in eternity. Gary and Cheryl (Cox) Matteson

August 20th, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Darrell and Debby

August 20th, 2021

I am so so sorry. He was one heck of a man. Was a mentor to many. Sending prayers

August 20th, 2021

Words can't express the shock I am in right now. Doug was very influential in my life

Brandon J. Thomas

August 20th, 2021

So sorry for your loss sending prayers
Gale and Annie Beekman

August 20th, 2021

Sorry to hear of Dougs passing. May our Heavenly Father grant you peace and comfort at this time. Bill Weime. Sierra Vista Arizona

August 20th, 2021

Our thoughts & prayers go out to all of you... So deeply sorry...Jon & Ketra Branson

August 20th, 2021

So sorry to hear of Doug's passing. Thinking of you and praying for strength and peace. Joe and Letha

August 20th, 2021

So sorry for your loss. In our thots and prayers as you begin this new chapter of life. David and Peggy

August 20th, 2021

Doug made things better than when he found them. He was an example for many. He and the entire Shawgo family made my life better when I was growing up. Our loss but God’s gain.

Stan and Cathy Butler

August 20th, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. I met Doug in October 2020 when he came to work with us at Heath Funeral Chapel in Lakeland. He was a great man that loved his family. He always had a story to tell. We will miss him.

Billi Jo Hendry - Heath Funeral Chapel

August 20th, 2021

You are in our prayers. Your Heath Funeral Chapel family.

August 20th, 2021

Doug was a godly man who followed the Lord Jesus Christ. We are saddened by his death. We are also praying for the family.

Kevin & Denise Owsley

August 20th, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for everyone.

August 20th, 2021

No words to let you know that we are so very sorry for all of you..prayers and hugs πŸ™Bob and Rett

August 20th, 2021

So very sorry for your loss. Doug was so friendly and that smile was contagious.Prayers sent to all. Gary and Brenda Mcdonald.

August 20th, 2021

Our sincere sympathy to Bernard and all the Shawgo family. May all your precious memories help comfort you. Garth and Carolyn Cripe

August 20th, 2021

To all of the Shawgo family -- my prayers for your comfort. I'm so sorry. Marilyn Southwood

August 20th, 2021

So, so sorry for your loss. The family is in our thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you during this time and the many difficult days ahead. Mike and Donna Shirley

August 20th, 2021

So sorry to learn of the passing of Doug. He was an awesome man. The Biesenthals. Prayers are with his family

August 20th, 2021

So sorry to for your loss..thoughts and prayers.
Cassie Slater

August 20th, 2021

Please accept our sympathy at the passing of Doug. Praying you may feel God's love and comfort at this difficult time. Rodney and Theresa Keefauver

August 20th, 2021

So sorry to hear of Doug's passing. Tommy and Pam Trone

August 20th, 2021

We are so sorry to hear of Doug's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and for the repose of his soul.

Mike & Doreen Dutton

August 20th, 2021

We are sorry for your families loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Robert and Susan Cameron

August 20th, 2021

So sorry about Doug’s passing. You’re in our thoughts & prayers. Hugs to you all. Mark & Mary S Clayton

August 20th, 2021

Sorry to hear of Doug’s passing - the family is in our thoughts and prayers. Harold and Joyce Belville

August 20th, 2021

We were so very sorry to hear of Doug’s passing. You have our sincere sympathy.
Pam and Mike France

August 20th, 2021

Thinking of you and your family Bernard. So sorry for your loss.
Raymond and Edie Shawgo

August 20th, 2021

Have a lot of happy memories playing softball with Doug 45 years ago. God will grant comfort.

August 21st, 2021

So very sorry to hear of Doug's passing. May God grant the family comfort. Roger and Linda Schneider

August 21st, 2021

We are so very sorry to hear of the passing of Doug our thoughts and prayers are with all of you

August 21st, 2021

Sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers for all your family.

August 21st, 2021

Sorry to hear of Doug's passing. My heart goes out to you all. You are all in my prayers. Norma Jean Meehan

August 21st, 2021

So very sorry to hear this! Doug was always so nice & thoughtful—a sweet soul indeed. Thinking of everyone! Julie (Pollitt) McDonald

August 21st, 2021

Our love and prayers, and sympathy are extended to Bernard, Cindy and Jeff in the loss of Doug. Also to Dougs immediate fam.
Christine and Arnold.

August 21st, 2021

Sending love and prayers to all the family. So sorry for your loss. Randy and Kathy Gunderson

August 21st, 2021

I am so sorry for your family’s loss! My thoughts and prayers are with you all! Michelle Wherley

August 21st, 2021

We're so sorry to hear of your family's loss. Prayers for all of Doug's family.
Darryl and Beckie Naff

August 21st, 2021

We are so very sorry to hear of this. Prayers for all of the families.
Ron and Penny Little

August 21st, 2021

on behalf of the Carl Sandburg College mortuary science program. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Shawgo family on the death of Doug. I remember Doug in mortuary school like it was yesterday. Always sharing and caring towards his classmates. May his soul and all the souls of the faithfully departed rest in peace. Tim Krause

August 21st, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Dick & Linda Fisher

August 21st, 2021

So Sorry for Your Loss. Sending Our Thoughts and Prayers for All of the Family's. Sue Palmer & Family

August 22nd, 2021

So sorry to hear this. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. Jon & Staisha Oest

August 22nd, 2021

So sorry for your loss sending thought's and prayers for all the families.Darrell and Debby Pierce

August 22nd, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers goes out to the Shawgo family. I'm sure he will be missed greatly!!

Gerry and Teresa Parker

August 22nd, 2021

I am so sorry to hear of Doug's passing. My most sincere condolences to Bernard,and and the Shawgo family and loved ones. Linda(Parry)Shaw

August 22nd, 2021

So sorry for your loss prayers for the whole family Brain Belcher

August 22nd, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.So sorry for your loss. Paul and Vicki Remy

August 23rd, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers for all of you. Eric and Laurie Martin

August 23rd, 2021

Keeping you in prayers for comfort during this difficult time. Roger Smith & Families

August 23rd, 2021

Bernard, Jeff & all of your dear family, loss of a loved one & the deep grief that wld be yours…so many have you in heartfelt thoughts…we do as well…Marjorie Shawgo Grover family.

August 23rd, 2021

So sorry for the passing of Doug. Our prayers and healing wishes go out to you. Love Steve and Cheryl

August 23rd, 2021

I'm sorry for the passing of Coach. He made a positive lasting impact in more people than he may ever know. His lessons have been taught to my children as well. Prayers to you all- Matt Badgley

August 23rd, 2021

We have very fond memories
of Doug and family. I remember the day I hired Doug. He was a very strong influence of the young people he taught and coached. Prayers go out to entire family
Don and Mary Badgley

August 23rd, 2021

So sad to hear of Doug’s passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to Bernard, Cindy and Jeff and all their families. David Wilson

August 23rd, 2021

Thank God for the life of Doug. He had a positive affect on those who knew him. His life was a testimony of his devotion to God.
Well done …. Hollis

August 23rd, 2021

So sorry to hear about your loss of Donna and now Doug. You have our sincere condolences.
Dan and Susan (Shawgo) Male

August 23rd, 2021

So sorry for your loss! You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers!
Joyce Briggs

August 23rd, 2021

So sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all! Denis and Jerry Barnes

August 23rd, 2021

Doug was one of the finest men I had the pleasure of working with at Steeleville School District. My deepest sympathy to Lori, Greg & family, Teresa & family, and the Shawgo family. Cindy Ramsey

August 24th, 2021

My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Ann Robinson Abbot

August 24th, 2021

Our deepest sympathy for all Doug’s family.
Adam and Cindy (Robinson) McClintock

August 24th, 2021

πŸ•ŠπŸ’•. Thinking of your family with sincere sympathy. I am blessed to have known Doug and his good and kind heart.

August 24th, 2021

Shock and grief… I’ve been thinking of and praying for all of you ever since I heard. I will cherish the many Youth Group, Centrifuge & Mission Trip memories made over so many years. I love you all and my heart breaks for you.

August 24th, 2021

God be with all the family and friends of “coach” Shawgo. He was a good man of solid character that I can look back now to my high school years playing for the Warriors and really appreciate. So awesome to see so many lives he touched over his time here on earth! See you in heaven, coach! πŸ™β€οΈ Mark Barnes

August 24th, 2021

Our condolences to the Shawgo family! Jimmy and Debbie Derry

August 24th, 2021

Sorry for your loss. Kathy klinedinst and Dan Windsor

August 24th, 2021

I was very saddened to hear of the loss of Doug. Thoughts and prayer to the family and friends. Debra (Blue) Williams

August 24th, 2021

So very sorry for your loss. George and Peggy Quinn

August 24th, 2021

Very sorry for your loss. He will be missed. Reggie Merrill

August 24th, 2021

Sorry for your loss.steve and Karen davis

August 24th, 2021

Previous condolence from Doug’s classmate at Carl Sandburg 1998 - 2000 was sent from Cynthia P. Gilkesson and the staff at Simons Mortuary, Peoria, IL

August 24th, 2021

Doug was a great guy, kinda quiet, very knowledgeable and well respected by his classmates at Carl Sandburg Mortuary School. May he Rest In Peace and please dear God, send your comforting angles to embrace Doug’s family!!!πŸ™πŸΎπŸ™πŸΎ

August 24th, 2021

Bernard and family, It was with sadness upon hearing of Douglas' death. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. I wish that you will sense a peace beyond understanding from the Lord. Mike Powers and family

August 24th, 2021

So sorry for your family's loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Janey Powell Ford

August 25th, 2021

Bernard, Jeff & family, we send our sincere condolences for the loss of your loved one, Doug! We extend our thoughts and prayers during this time and for the months to come!
Jim & Sandy Derry

August 25th, 2021

So sorry to hear of your families loss.

August 26th, 2021

I’m so sorry to hear of Doug’s passing. He was a wonderful example for me growing up in Astoria. He was always a model student/athlete and a positive influence in all things. God bless and comfort your family with knowledge that Doug is with Jesus!
John & Susan Leib

August 27th, 2021

So sorry for your loss.
Alicia and Lily Lehman

August 29th, 2021

Bernard and Family,
So sorry to read about Doug's recent passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Don and Dotty Evans

August 30th, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Prayers to your family. Herb and Kathy Snowden

September 4th, 2021

I just heard of Doug’s passing & was shocked! I can’t imagine the loss you must be feeling. I pray it comforts you to be reminded we are only a “vapor” away till reuniting with our loved ones & Jesus Himself.
Grace & peace,
Julia (Parkins) Miller