Doyalton Dominey

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Funeral services for Doyalton Dan Dominey, age 86, of Groveton, Texas were held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, July 27, 2015 at the First United Methodist Church in Groveton with Brother Lewis Jones and Reverend Jack McMahon officiating. Interment was held at Glenwood Cemetery. The family received visitors from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 26, at Groveton Funeral Home.

Dan was born and raised in Groveton and then attended Sam Houston State University. Upon graduation he enlisted in the United States Air Force, achieving the rank of First Lieutenant. He then returned to Groveton and began a career in education, serving as a teacher and then principal, during which time he obtained a Master Degree in Education. In addition, he owned and operated the local insurance agency. After retiring from teaching he served two terms as Trinity County Judge. He was an avid supporter of his community and always enjoyed hearing about the accomplishments of those students he came to know while serving in the Groveton School system. His other interests included traveling, raising cattle, horses, dancing and spending time with his family.

Dan was a very loving, devoted and hardworking husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Dominey; two sons, Dan Barkley Dominey and wife, Joni Willer; Charles Michael Dominey; grandchildren, Dan Barkley Dominey, Jr. and wife, Emily; Ashley Ann Stewart and husband, Vince; Courtney Gibbons and husband, Brandon; great-grandchildren, Carter Joe Gibbons and Elizabeth Kate Dominey (expected soon) and a host of close relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, L.C. and Thelma Dominey.

Pallbearers: Dan "Barkley" Dominey, Jr., Vince Stewart, Brandon Gibbons, Joe Ned Dean, Dan Bush Dominey and Tom Shirreffs.

Honorary Pallbearers: P.D. Hamilton, Johnny Bob Mooney, Joe Trapolino, Sam Dominey and William "Willie" Whitehead.

In lieu of flowers, the family would like to request that donations be made to The Building fund of the First United Methodist Church of Groveton or to Montgomery County's New Danville organization.

Services arranged by Groveton Funeral Home, Directors. Please share your memories with the family and sign the online guestbook at www.grovetonfuneralhome.com


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