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Obituary: Douglas E. Bohannon 

Douglas E. Bohannon
  • Douglas E. Bohannon

St. Albans – Douglas E. Bohannon a longtime Franklin County Resident passed away Wednesday, September 6th, 2017, at the UVM Medical Center with his family at his side.

Born in Alburgh, on January 12th, 1929, he was the son of the late Gilbert and Mary (Thompson) Bohannon. Douglas was 88 years old.

On August 26th, 1956, in Swanton, he married Mildred Hislop.

Douglas served his country in the Korean War and went on to a long career with the Central Vermont Railroad, retiring as Foreman in the Bridge and Building Department.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mildred, of St. Albans; their 2 daughters, Joni L. Bohannon and her husband, Wu Ou of St. Albans and Carol Bourbeau and her husband, Raymond, of South Burlington as well as 2 grandsons, Douglas and Cameron Bourbeau.

In addition to his parents, Douglas was pre-deceased by a brother, Thomas Bohannon.

At his request funeral services will be private and interment will be in the Riverside Cemetery in Swanton.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Best Friends Animal Society, 5001 Angel Canyon Road, Knaab, Utah 84741-5000 or

Assisting the Bohannon family is the Heald Funeral Home of St. Albans, where messages of condolence are welcome at

This obituary was originally published on, which ceased operation in September 2019. The death notice is archived on this website with the permission of the publisher.
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