Douglas Eugene Markham, 77

Born Saturday, January 29, 1944

Died Saturday, May 29, 2021

Douglas Eugene Markham, 77, of Muskogee, Oklahoma passed away on Saturday May 29, 2021. He was born on January 29, 1944 to Edward Warren Markham and Viola (Verguson) Markham in Flint, Michigan. Doug graduated from high school in 1962. He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War and received an honorable discharge.
Doug married Cynthia Sue Daniels on June 1, 1997 in Muskogee, Oklahoma. They shared almost 24 years of marriage, life and many memories together.
Doug was a lineman for Davis H. Elliot Electric Company for many years until his retirement in 2008. He loved going fishing and enjoyed working in his garden. Doug loved his family very much and loved spending time with them. He will be missed by everyone who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Viola Markham; brother, Warren Markham; and son, Bart Markham.
Doug is survived by his loving wife, Cynthia; sons, Thaddeus Markham and Donald Markham; daughter, Cindy Markham; many grandkids; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other family members and friends.
A celebration of Doug’s life will be 2PM, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Eddie White officiating.
Funeral services are under the direction of Cornerstone Funeral Home, 1830 N. York Street, Muskogee, OK. Condolences may be made to the family online at

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