Ride in Peace: Thomas 'Doug' Douglas, founder of So Cal namesake dealership

Publish Date: 
Aug 29, 2012

MESQUITE, Nev. – Memorial services are today for Thomas "Doug" Marion Douglas, owner of Doug Douglas Motorcycles for 49 years.

Douglas was 76 when passed away Aug. 24 at his home in Mesquite, Nev.  He was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on Jan. 31, 1936.

He was a professional motorcycle racer, a mechanic, and an AMA lifetime member. Thomas also had a one-man motorcycle record from Tijuana to La Paz, Mexico, according to the Mesquite Citizen. Doug Douglas Motorcycles was a Dealernews Top 100 Dealer for several years, most recently in 2011.

The dealership was featured on the cover of Dealernews in May 2010.

The family invites friends to leave a message or memory in its memorial guestbook at www.virginvalleymortuary.com.

Posted by Holly Wagner