|Birth: ||Jul. 1, 1939|
|Death: ||Oct. 12, 2012|
GOLIAD - John Wayne Doerr, 73, passed away on October 12, 2012. John was born on July 1, 1939 in Beeville to the late Walter and Mary Agnes Sullivan Doerr.
John married Bonnie Riggs Doerr on May 6, 1961 and they celebrated 51 years of marriage. John worked for DuPont for 17 years then became self employed with Doerr's Service Center and Exxon Station offering auto repairs and later sales and service for golf carts and clubs until his forced retirement due to health issues. He underwent a lung transplant on February 11, 2003 and acqured a new lease on life. He then opened P & D "Piddle and Diddle" Machine Works.
John is survived by his wife, Bonnie Doerr; daughters, Melissa (David) Koehne, Jonnett Coldwey; son, Russell (Karla) Doerr; sister, Jackie (Leonard) Marek; brother, Joe (Janell) Jackson; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his step-father A. T. Jackson.
The family will receive friends at the First Methodist Church in Goliad from 5:30 -6:30 p.m. on Monday, October 15, 2012. A Memorial service will follow at 6:30 p.m.. at the church on W. Pearl Street with Rev. Sharon Stewart officiating.
In lieu of floral donations the family wishes donations be made to the Goliad Senior Citizens Building Fund in John's name.
Grace Funeral home in charge of arrangements. Buddy Zavesky, Director.
Published in Victoria Advocate from October 14 to October 15, 2012
Created by: LJCL16
Record added: Oct 19, 2012
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