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Funeral services for Robert "Bob" Dockendorf, 80 of Palestine, will be held 10:00 AM Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at First United Methodist Church Palestine, with Rev. Alex Lupo. Burial will follow in Roselawn Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster Palestine.
Mr. Dockendorf passed away Friday, May 19, 2017, in Tyler. He was born May 4, 1937, in Joliet, Illinois, to Edward Christopher Dockendorf and Cora Mae Wightman Dockendorf. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1954 to 1959. He was an insurance salesman, and a member of the First United Methodist Church, and was active in the Lions Club, Anderson County Ham Radio Club, and the Boy Scouts of America.
Mr. Dockendorf was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister Loretta Presnell. He is survived by his wife of fifty-seven years, Carolyn Crawford Dockendorf of Palestine, two sons; William Dockendorf and wife Elizabeth of Garland, and Dr. Brian Lee Dockendorf and wife Noreen of Shreveport, two grandchildren; Matthew Dockendorf and wife Caitlyn and Kyle Dockendorf.
Condolence calls will be received one hour prior to service at First United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, Music Department, 422 S. Magnolia, Palestine, Tx. 75801.
To view online leave condolences or sign the guest book go to www.baileyandfosterfuneralhome.com.
Published on May 22, 2017
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