Douglas Musgrove


Douglas Musgrove, 82, of Madisonville, passed away March 14, 2018, in College Station. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 20, at Madisonville Funeral Home in Madisonville. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Cecil “Douglas” Musgrove was born Dec. 17, 1935, in Houston, to Cecil W. and Norma Lerah (McCaige) Musgrove. He grew up in the Hockley and Brookshire areas of Harris County but lived most of his life in Houston. Douglas worked for Piping Products Inc. for 24 years and then for NOV-Grant Prideco for 21 years. In his spare time, he enjoyed working on cars and trucks, and he could build anything he set his mind to build. He had even remodeled the inside of his home in Madison County before he moved into it.

Douglas loved watching football with his children. His favorite sports teams were the Houston Astros, Houston Texans, Texas A&M and any team playing against the Dallas Cowboys. He also liked watching NASCAR. Douglas had lived in Madisonville since 1978 and was Baptist in faith.

Douglas was preceded in death by both of his parents; wife, Betty Ruth Musgrove; son, Rick Musgrove; and four infant brothers. Surviving relatives include sons Douglas Randal (Margaret) Musgrove and Darrel Ray Musgrove and daughter Ruth Crouch, all of Madisonville; and 12 grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001 or

Madisonville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.