Douglas Robert Gotheridge 1955-2010 Douglas Gotheridge passed away on Saturday December 11, 2010. Douglas was born to Robert and Patsy Gotheridge in Los Angeles, California on August 26, 1955. He attended North High School in Torrance, California. He joined the Navy on the buddy system with his best friend at the time Roddney Phillips in 1973. He was a SEABEE as a construction electrician; he reached the grade of E3 and was released with honorable discharge in 1977. He then continued his career as a lineman which he really enjoyed and was proud of. He was electrocuted in Colorado, on the job and spent a few months in a coma, after which he had to learn to walk again. His strong will and love of horses made his recovery possible. After his hospital stay he moved back to California and continued his career as a lineman. In 2002 he found the love of his life and soul mate Cathy, they married in 2003. They bought a home in South Torrance, California where they resided until his untimely death. Douglas Gotheridge will be missed by his beloved wife Cathy, mother Patsy, two brothers Tommy, and Rex, four sons Zeb, Chris, Jason, and Casey, one daughter Katie and two grandchildren Skylar and Billy. Doug was a hearts. Viewing will be December 28, 2010 between 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Rice Chapel 5310 Torrance Blvd. Torrance, California 90503 Funeral Service will be held December 29, 2010 between 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Rice Chapel 5310 Torrance Blvd. Torrance, California 90503.

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  1. So sorry to hear of Doug’s passing. My condolences to his wife and family. May God be with you at this sorrowful time. Gary Abbott

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