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June 19, 1940 - June 22, 2017

Burial Date: June 26, 2017

On Monday, June 26 at 1:00 pm there will be a “Service of Remembrance” at the Melton Mortuary Chapel.   Family, friends, and others whose lives Buck touched are invited to visit at the mortuary from, 11:00 am until the service hour.

Kyle Thomas “Buck” Dooley

Kyle Thomas Dooley Sr. “Buck”, age 77, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley, following a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease.

He was born June 19, 1940, at Gatewood, West Virginia, to Thomas Jennings Dooley “Snooks” and Ada Ruth Fox Dooley.

A 1957 graduate of Fayetteville High School, and a graduate of Bluefield State College with a degree in Electrical Engineering, Buck served in the United States Navy from 1957-1961.  He retired from Morgantown National Supply (National Mine Co.) where he worked for 33+ years.

Buck is survived by his wife, Linda Louise Tucker Dooley; a sister, Lenora  “Mickey” Dooley Baker and her husband, William of Morgantown; son, Kyle Thomas Dooley, Jr. of Denver, NC;  daughter, Amanda Kay Dooley Seeger and her husband, Roland of Newton, NC; grandchildren, Ona, Savannah, Joshua and Sophie; a great-grand daughter, Piper.

On Monday, June 26 at 1:00 pm there will be a “Service of Remembrance” at the Melton Mortuary Chapel.   Family, friends, and others whose lives Buck touched are invited to visit at the mortuary from, 11:00 am until the service hour.

In lieu of flowers the family would like to support donations to the National Parkinson’s Foundation http://www.parkinson.org/ or Bower’s Hospice House 0f Beckley, WV http://www.hospiceofsouthernwv.org/

Online condolences:   www.meltonmortuary.com