Douglas Sears, age 66, of Dacula, Georgia died May 22, 2010. Funeral services will be Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 1:00 PM in the Wages and Sons Funeral Home, Gwinnett Chapel with Dr. Ken Southerland officiating. Douglas was born in Gary, Indiana. He was a loving father, husband, and a proud grandfather. He was a devout Christian. He loved working in his garden, classic AMC cars, playing Santa Clause for all of the children, and missionary work. Survivors include his wife, Linda Sears; his 4 children, Kristen Sears, Kent Sears, Kara Sears, and Todd Clawson; 4 grandchildren, Stella Mabrey, Layla Mabrey, Jack Clawson, and Sofi Clawson; 2 sisters, Vivian Sanford and Claudia Garver; and a brother, Ron Hines. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 at Wages and Sons Funeral Hime, Gwinnett Chapel. Condolences may be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com

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  1. Although Linda we only spoke a couple of times I wanted to express to you the shock I felt as I saw the loss of “our Santa” in this mornings paper. May the peace of God’s love and your family give you serenity at this most difficult time. Santa’s seamstress

  2. Our deepest sympathy is expressed for Linda and the children and grandchildren. Doug was truly a dedicated husband,father and grandfather. We considered him as one of our close friends.

    May God comfort and sustain you in this time of loss. In this time of sadness we have the wonderful assurance that we can see him again some day in God’s eternal home.

    Love & Prayers,
    Paul & Lois Canen

  3. Linda,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. We love you and want you to know we are here for you. You and Doug welcomed us with open arms each and every week at Gracepointe. Our family is praying for you daily.

  4. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time. I have many fond memories of the times our families had together while growing up and he will be greatly missed.

  5. We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We will keep you and your family in our prayers. We love and miss you.

  6. To Linda and family,
    We are so sorry to hear of your loved one’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. You have our deepest sympathy. Think of you often.
    Kelly informed us of this.
    Love, Harry and Karen McKnight

  7. I am saddened in the passing of Douglas but know he is with
    God. I’ll be praying for his family. Would be nice to see Ron again. Give me a call when you get a moment. home 815-626-9026 cell 815-716-7160. God bless you all.

    Your Old Buddy

    Bill Clark

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