Jim was born in Hazelgreen, Missouri in 1933 to George and Elsie Dougan. At age 17 his family moved to Myrtle Creek, Oregon. He served two years in the Army while stationed in Germany. After his honorable discharge he met and married the love of his life, Sylvia, and they moved to Cottage Grove to start a family. They spent 60 years together. He is survived by his wife, three daughters, Christine (Mike) McCowen, Rena Dougan, and Tammy (Mike) Hatling, nine grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren. Jim passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017 surrounded by his devoted family at the age of 84. He was a dedicated husband and father that will be greatly missed by all of us. A service will be held 12 p.m. Saturday, July 1 at the Elks Lodge in Cottage Grove. A potluck will follow the service.