|Birth: ||Aug. 31, 1936|
|Death: ||Sep. 21, 2011|
Ronald L. Dockery, 75, of Cary and formerly of Barrington, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, in Elgin.
Ron was born Aug. 31, 1936, in Elgin.
Ron graduated from Barrington High School in 1954 and attended Illinois Wesleyan University. His father started Gold Star Motor Service in Barrington. Ron and his brother, Bruce, took over the family business, which later became Adco Van and Storage, where he retired in 2002.
He was a member and past president of the Barrington Rotary (noon) Club, where he had perfect attendance from when he joined in 1974. Ron was one of the founders of the Buffalo Grove Rotary Club. He was very active at the local and district levels, was RYLA chairman for several years, was active in the Interact Club at Barrington High School, and served as awards chairman for the Rotary District. Ron was a member of the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce and Barrington Masonic Lounsbury Lodge #522, as well as the Carpentersville Royal Order of the Moose. He served as a volunteer for Hospice of Northeastern Illinois and enjoyed golf, bowling, fishing, dancing and traveling.
Ron is survived by his loving wife, Kay F. (nee Stone), whom he married Sept. 30, 1989, at Community Church of Barrington; his children, Cindy Paddock, Dana Vater and David (Cathy) Dockery; his stepsons, Rob, Tad (Danna) and Ken (fiancée Maria) Anderson; his grandchildren, Dylan, Jack, Randy, Chris, Nicole, Bobby, John, Ashley, Brandi, Robert, Zoe, Kenny, Jennifer and Amanda; his great-grandchildren, Caleb and Jerry; a brother, Bruce (Sarah) Dockery; a nephew, Brian (Lisa) Dockery; a niece, Marla Dockery; a great-nephew, Kyle; and a great-niece, Ava.
His was preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara (nee Fickus), in 1985; and his parents, Thomas and Olga (nee Anderson) Dockery.
The visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 149 W. Main St. (Lake-Cook Road), Barrington. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, at Community Church of Barrington, 407 S. Grove Ave., Barrington. Ron will lie in state from 10 a.m. until the service. The Rev. Zina Jacque will officiate. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Barrington.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Ronald L. Dockery Memorial Fund in care of Harris Bank, 122 W. Main St., Cary, IL 60013.
Barbara G. Fickus Dockery (1936 - 1985)*
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Record added: Sep 23, 2011
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