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Hoke Dwaine Dorough

DOROUGH, HOKE DWAINE 69, passed away June 22, 2008, in Rockledge, FL, from cancer complications. Born November 11, 1938, in Cordele, GA, he was a longtime resident of Orlando, FL, and moved several years ago to his recent residence in Merritt Island, FL. A loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and great grandfather. Hoke loved water activities: fishing, boating, and BBQs with family. A former member of the U.S.
Army, Hoke held a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Rollins College. He spent almost 20 years as a police officer of the City of Orlando where he retired as a Sergeant. He was also a retired Orange County Code Enforcement Officer. His memberships included Our Saviour's Catholic Church, Cocoa Beach, FL; the Orlando Masonic Lodge; Orlando Police Department Retiree's Association and the Dorough Lupus Foundation and Support Group. He was preceded in death by his daughter Caroline Y. Cochran. He is survived by his wife of 50 years Paula Flores Dorough; daughters Angelia M. Herring of Palm Bay, FL, and Pollyanna Dorough of Orlando, FL; sons John D. Dorough and wife Shayna of Winter Park, FL, and Howard D. Dorough and wife Leigh of Cape Canaveral, FL and Los Angeles, CA; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren and step-sister Anna Mae Wright. A viewing will be held on Wednesday, June 25, 2008, 6-8PM, at Beckman-Williamson Funeral Home, 101 N. Brevard Avenue, Cocoa Beach, FL. Funeral services will be Thursday, June 26, 2008, 10:30AM at Our
Saviour's Catholic Church, 5301 N. Atlantic Avenue (A1A), Cocoa Beach, FL. In lieu of flowers please send donations in Hoke's name to the
Dorough Lupus Foundation P.O. Box 110697, Palm Bay, FL, 32911. (www.doroughlupus foundation.org). You may send condolences online at:
Published in the Orlando Sentinel on June 24, 2008
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