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Richard A. Doebler

January 18, 1936 — November 15, 2018


Mr. Richard A. Doebler age 82 of Pekin passed away Thursday, November 15 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Mr. Doebler was born January 18, 1936 in Louisville, Kentucky the son of August and Alma Huelsman Doebler. He was a graduate of Flaget High School in Louisville. He was a member of Bunker Hill Christian Church, the Pipe Fitters Union, and New Fowler Flyers. He was a pipe fitter, and retired as a sheet metal fabricator from BF Goodrich/Geon in Louisville. He loved to build and fly model airplanes.

On February 23, 1957 Richard married Joan Floyd Doebler she preceded him in death March 16, 2018.  He was also preceded in death by a brother: Ronald Doebler, two sisters: Rosemarie Wooldridge, and Shirley Doebler, and his parents.

He is survived by three sons: Dennis A. Doebler of New Albany, Thomas A. Doebler (Jeannie) of Pekin, and Gregory J. Doebler (Ramona) of Scottsburg, a daughter: Patti Calloway (Paul) of Pekin, three brothers: Elmer Doebler of Louisville, Eugene Doebler of Washington D.C., and Johnathan Doebler of Louisville, 9 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 11:00 A.M. at Bunker Hill Christian Church. Burial will follow in Olive Branch Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 1:00-5:00 P.M. at Weathers Funeral Home, and Monday from 9AM- until time of service at the church.

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Sunday, November 18, 2018

1:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Monday, November 19, 2018

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Bunker Hill Christian Church

, Salem, IN 47167

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