Albert W. "Al" Dohring
1940 - 2019
Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory - Middletown
275 E Main St
Middletown, DE
Albert W. "Al" Dohring

Middletown - Albert W. "Al" Dohring, age 79, of Middletown, DE, passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019.

Born in Kent General Hospital, on July 25, 1940, he was a son of the late Nancy Ann (Warren) Dohring and Daniel William Dohring Sr. Al had an accomplished aviation career spanning over many years and titles. He served in the Delaware Air National Guard for more than 39 years, most recently as the Environmental Manager with the rank of Chief Master Sergeant. Al holds numerous licenses and type ratings, most proudly as a private flight instructor. For the last 16 years, he worked for the Delaware River and Bay Authority in Airport Operations. He had a passion for flying and boating. Al's fondest memories made were the times spent with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara A. Dohring; son, Derek D. Dohring of Middletown; and siblings, Daniel William Dohring Jr., Virginia (Dohring) Astfalk and Kathleen (Dohring) Boyd.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 am until 11 am on Saturday, August 24, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. Interment will follow in St. Georges Cemetery, Kirkwood-St. Georges Road, St. Georges, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Al's memory to the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

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Al would help anyone I knew little about him. I do know that with just a mention of a project he would help with advice materials or in one case his bulldozer what a guy. And I gotta say he had more energy than a man half his age. My heart goes out to his wife and son. I'm sure he will be sorely missed. Rest In Peace Al
John Sweetman
September 24, 2019
I met Al in 2016 as a subcontractor on the NCC Airport. I spent a few weeks a year (2016, 2017, and 2018_ on the airport and talking with Al, got to learn a lot about him and enjoyed his wit and humor. I loved how he packed his lunch. Such a great guy. I just called his phone today to let him know I would be seeing him at the airport in October and heard the terrible news.

RIP AL, you will be missed.
Joe H-
Joe Huffman
September 18, 2019
Hello, I work at the barbershop where Mr. Dohring always got his haircut . I am sorry to hear about this . He was always so nice and polite to us .
Gary Scott
August 23, 2019
Barbara and son you are in my prayers. There are no words I can you pain. Keep your eyes to the sky.
claudette carr
August 23, 2019
Margarett Tisdell
August 23, 2019
I remember Al as kind and just a really good person. I had taken an airplane ride with Kevin Duffy and Al a long time ago. He was just so nice to be around. He was a really good friend to the Duffy family. Doris Duffy
August 22, 2019
Al was a dear friend, great humble man, great pilot and a devoted colleague on the FAA Safety Team at KILG.

Barbara and Derek, I am so sorry for your loss. Al will be dearly missed by everyone he touched, and will never be forgotten.

Rest in Peace Al. Your Dear Friend Joe
Joseph Lamonaca
August 21, 2019
My sympathy to the entire Dohring family as you mourn the loss of your loved one, Al. May he rest in eternal peace.
Patricia Reinbold
August 21, 2019
My sincerest condolences to the Dohring Family for the loss of your loved one, Albert, "Al", and pray you find comfort in Psalms 91:2.
August 21, 2019
Great friend in the aviation community
Jan Churchill
August 21, 2019
Sad to see you go my friend. Always a positive attitude and quick with a joke! Rest eternally in peace and keep flying high!!!!
Bill B
August 20, 2019
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