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Charles W. (Bill) DOLL Obituary

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DOLL, Charles W. "Bill" age 86, of Troy, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at the Walnut Creek Nursing Center, Kettering, Ohio. He was born on May 4, 1926 in Troy, to the late William R. and Bernice (Sloan) Doll. He was married to Louise (Hart) Doll in August of 1947 and she preceded him in death in September of 1999. He is survived by his four children, Becky Doll (Michael) Howes of Pickerington, Ohio, Steve Doll of Troy, Sally Doll of Troy, and Bill Doll of Vandalia, Ohio; three grandchildren, Mindy (Dave) Kaiser of Tipp City, Ohio, Brittney (Eric) Hauck of Andover, Kansas, and Sarah Howes of Pickerington, Ohio; three great-grandchildren, Jordan Kaiser, Keane Hauck, and Kaden Hauck; one sister, Carolyn (Sylvester) Herrmann of Troy and their three children, Gary Herrmann, Debbie Marchi, Gail Niles, and families. In addition to his parents and his wife, Bill was preceded in death by one great-grandchild, Canaan Hauck. He was a Veteran of the US Navy having served in World War II as a Pharmacist's Mate aboard The Battleship USS Arkansas (BB-33). He saw action in the Pacific Theatre and participated in the landing of Okinawa and Iwo Jima. He was involved in the nuclear testing at Bikini Atoll. He had been a lifelong resident of Troy and was a Kentucky Colonel; a member of the Troy Elks Lodge BPOE No. 833; Franklin Lodge No. 14 F&AM, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Dayton; Troy Fish & Game; VFW Post No. 5436; and AmVets Post No. 88. He was an avid sportsman, fisherman and hunter, and he was a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. Bill was the owner of Doll Dental Laboratory for over 50 years. Services will be held at 12 Noon on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at Baird Funeral Home, Troy, with Mark Zelnick of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints officiating. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Troy. Friends may call from 10:00 AM to 12 Noon on Saturday at the funeral home. The family wishes to express their gratitude to Walnut Creek Nursing Center Staff for their care during Bill's stay. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Avenue, Dayton, Ohio 45420, Miami County Humane Society, P.O. Box 789, Troy, Ohio 45373, or a . Friends may express condolences to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com.

Published in Dayton Daily News on Jan. 31, 2013
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