Douglas Arthur Gatwood, age 71, of Lancaster, Ohio died May 26, 2018. He was born in Lancaster, Ohio on February 7, 1947 to the late Tarlton and Mary (Compton) Gatwood. Douglas is survived by his son, Joshua (Roxanne) Gatwood; daughter, Tanya Gatwood; and grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his mother, Mary Gatwood; father, Tarlton Gatwood; and brother, Michael Gatwood. Douglas was a graduate of Lancaster High School and worked as a millwright. He was proud to have been a Vietnam Veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy, and was a Lifetime Charter Member of AMVETS Post 1985. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Fairfield Medical Center, FairHope Hospice, AMVETS Post 1985 and Caring Cremation by Ohio Cremation & Memorial Society. Please visit www.OhioCremation.org to leave the family an online condolence.