Joseph Ray Dooley, 74 of Bedford, passed away Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 at Centra Bedford Memorial Hospital. He was born on Tuesday, July 9, 1940 in Bedford County, a son of the late Glen Dooley and Viola Heck Dooley. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah Miller and a granddaughter, Amanda Miller. He was retired from Rubatex Corporation and was a member of Reality Ministries. Surviving is his wife, Joyce Franklin Dooley; his daughter, Teresa Craft and husband, Bradey of Bedford; his granddaughters, Grace and Lilly Craft; his grandson, Bradley Miller; great grandchildren, Raven and Sora Miller; his brothers, Aubrey Dooley of Bedford, Billy Dooley of Thaxton, Harold Dooley of NC and his sister, Virginia Abbott of Bedford. Funeral services were held on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 2 pm at Updike Funeral Chapel, Bedford with Rev. Danny Holdren officiating. Interment followed in Walnut Grove Union Church Cemetery. Arrangements by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.
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Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service
1140 West Lynchburg Salem Turnpike
Bedford, VA 24523-1803
Published in Bedford Bulletin from Mar. 4 to Mar. 5, 2015