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John William Doby
Birth: Mar. 18, 1932
Mesa County
Colorado, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 1968, At Sea

John William Doby, 35, of Oceanside Ca.,died Tuesday aboard the Navy ship USS Munsee ATF-107 in the Gulf of Tonkin.He was a native of Grand Junction, Colorado and had lived in Oceanside for three years serving in the Navy at Camp Pentleton, Ca. He had been in the U. S. Navy for 18 1/2 years, serving as a medical corpman and was a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was preceded in death by his father William Jackson Doby and mother Alta Lucille Doby. Survivors include his widow, Ann Elizabeth, a son, Mark John, and a daughter Valerie Ann all of Oceanside. Services were held at Allen Brothers Mortuary in Vista.Serving as pallbearers were Dick Crosby, Ernest Zettel, Jerry Petterson, Harlan Nurhart, Ivan Orr, and Jack Caldwell, who were fellow Corpman in the U. S. Navy. Dad was put to rest at a military cemetary in Riverside, California. My brother Mark John Doby passed away on the morning of Sept. 27th 2004 of unknown causes. We are still investigating his death. Please leave him flowers. We miss him dearly.

US Navy Hospital Corpsman First Class John William Doby is honored on Panel E37, Line 53 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC.

Thank you to all who have left my father and brother flowers.
Your messages mean alot to me and the family. 
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  William Jackson Doby (1891 - 1957)
  Alta Lucile Porter Doby (1903 - 1967)
  Mark John Doby (1960 - 2004)*
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Desert Lawn Memorial Park
Riverside County
California, USA
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Record added: Feb 14, 2005
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Happy Birthday Dad. I think about you and my brother everyday. I miss you both like crazy❤️❤️❤️
- Drifting On A Memory...
 Added: Mar. 18, 2017
Remembering you today on your birthday for your service and sacrifice for our country. Rest in peace Navy Hospital Corpsman 1st Class John William Doby. Rest in peace.
- Steve
 Added: Mar. 18, 2017

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