Obituaries

Ray Dockins

Ray Dockins died April 24, 2016 at the age of 68. A Coarsegold resident for 19 years, he was born Feb. 1, 1948 in San Jose to Vernon Dow and Reba Hazel.

A Coarsegold resident for 19 years, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps, and worked as a construction contractor.

He enjoyed gold panning.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Mr. Dockins is survived by his wife of 23 years, Shirley; children Susan Dee Basaraba and husband Chad; Toni, Cindi, and Clint and wife Natalie; siblings Reba Griswood, Helen Morris, Sara Burgin, and Larry; and four grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m., May 13, at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Santa Nella.

Donations can be made in his name to Wounded Warriors or Disabled Vets of America.

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