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Robert A. "Bob" Doll

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Robert A. "Bob" Doll Obituary
DOLL, ROBERT A. "BOB," 59, passed away Thursday, December 8, in Birmingham, AL.

Bob was a native of Louisville. He was a 1970 graduate of St. Xavier High School and a member of Athenaeum Literary Association. Bob also graduated from Washington and Lee University, Class of 1974, where he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He was an officer and owner of the Creasey Company, co-owner of Tafel Supply Company, and later founded and became president of Doll's Market, which he operated for 20 years. Most recently he enjoyed constructing crossword puzzles, many of which were published nationally, including in The New York Times. He was a former member of the Louisville Country Club and Rotary Club of Louisville. Bob's interests included annual beach trips with his family and friends. He also enjoyed solving crossword puzzles (in ink), science fiction, and was well-known for his sense of humor and practical jokes.

Bob is predeceased by parents, Elnora M. Doll and Jesse L. Doll; and brother, James "Jimbo" Doll.

He is survived by his three daughters, Virginia M. Doll, Elizabeth S. Doll, and Rebecca G. Doll; brother, John K. Doll; and sisters, Kathryn J. Doll and Laura A. Doll, all of Louisville.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements under the direction of Pearson's.

Expressions of sympathy can be made in Bob's name to Washington and Lee University Undergraduate Annual Fund, 204 West Washington Street, Lexington, VA, 24450, or to the donor's favorite charity.


Published in The Courier-Journal on Dec. 13, 2011
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