CECIL REO DOLLEN, born July 6, 1935, died Saturday, June 24, 2006, at the age of 76 years, 11 months and 18 days. He was the son of the late Jackson Lee and Lottie "Elkins" Dollen and attended the McCorkle Church of God. He was a retired BF Goodrich Aerospace Director with special commendations for safety issues with Boeing 707 Landing Gear and served in the U.S Marines, Jacksonville Aviation Group. He was a member of the Marine Corp. Leatherneck Baseball Team and also a member of the American Legion Post 111, Hamlin WV.
He was also preceded in death by three sisters, Ollie and Della Dollen and Stella and her husband Roscoe Adkins, one brother, Buster Dollen.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen "Grabski" Dollen, one son, Michael (Juanita) Dollen, three daughters, Cathy Britt, Janet (Robert) Bowling, Sarah Hidari and two stepchldren, Terri Lowmen and Richard Wojtala. Eight grandchildren, Jason, David, Jessica, Morgan, Justin, Ryan, Craig and Alex. One brother, Oddis Dollen and one sister, Versie (Albert) Sims.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 28, 2006, with the Paston Roe Smith officiating at Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, WV. Interment will be at Sanging Branch Cemetery, Palermo, WV.