Robert Douglas “Doug” MacMorran Jr. of Troy, Illinois passed away at 10:08 p.m. on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville at the age of 67.
He was born July 7, 1950 in Glenview, Illinois, a son of Caryl Belle (McClelland) MacMorran of Carthage, Missouri and the late Robert Douglas MacMorran.
He married Pam Sue (Mahan) MacMorran on February 14, 2000 in Las Vegas, Nevada and she survives.
Over the past six years, Doug has become a well known member of the community as the owner and operator of Trojan Arms and Gunsmithing in Troy, and as a member of the Town and Country and Edwardsville Gun Clubs. He was also a committee member of Friends of the NRA. Previously, he spent over 20 years in banking management with various financial institutions in the Midwest.
Over the decades, Doug enjoyed cross country motorcycle trips, family vacations to the mountains and the ocean, flying private planes, scuba diving, and even skydiving. Doug cherished his wife, children and grandchildren and will be remembered for the love and special times shared with his entire family and many friends.
In addition to his beloved wife and mother, he is survived by two daughters, Christina (James Howe) MacMorran of Troy, Illinois and Jennifer (Fred) Maboneza of Troy, Illinois; a son, Robert Douglas (Natalya) MacMorran III; stepdaughter, Andrea (Clay) Roby of Troy, Illinois; five grandchildren, David, Jeremiah and Danielle Maboneza, Conor MacMorran and Everett Roby; two sisters, Wendy (Russell) Fugate of Joplin, Missouri, Lynne (Melvin) Cooksey of Pottstown, Pennsylvania; two brothers, William (Donna) MacMorran of Reeds, Missouri and James MacMorran of Eureka, Missouri; many nieces; nephews; other extended family and friends.
In celebration of his life, a memorial visitation will be held at Irwin Chapel, 591 Glen Crossing Road in Glen Carbon on Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois, the MacMorran family or to a charity of one’s choice and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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