John Leslie Dooley

May 6, 1955 - Sept. 12, 2018

John Leslie Dooley passed away, Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 12, at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, in Killeen, Texas. Visitation will be 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, September 16, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home.

John was born, May 6, 1955, in San Bernardino, California, to John and Virginia Dooley. He graduated from Reicher High School, attended MCC for law enforcement and was in the U.S. Army. He was also a paint contractor for over 30 years in Waco and surrounding areas.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by one brother, Kenneth P Dooley and wife, Karen; two sons, Jonathan and Adam Dooley; two nephews, Nick Cleveland and Christopher Dooley; one niece, Summer McClellan; and three grandchildren, Peyton, Parker, and Nash Dooley.

Memorials may be made to the ALS Association.

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Mark Donaldson

John was an easy going gentleman with great joy. He cared for others in many ways. we were friends from our early teenage years playing baseball together. We were also in the U.S. Army during the same years, but never stationed together. John never wanted to burden anyone in anyway. Rest in peace my Brother and see you in heaven.
Your Friend,
Mark Donaldson

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