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Deacon Jackie Doodley Sr.

December 9, 1944 ~ September 24, 2021 (age 76)

Obituary

Jackie Tyrone Doodley Sr, the son of late Harry Gordon & Loretta Brownlow Gordon was born in Logan, West Virginia on December 9, 1944.  He  transitioned September 24, 2021 living a blessed life of 76 years.

Jackie attended Columbus Public Schools, East High School & eventually enlisted in & served in the US Army where he also fought in the Vietnam War & was honorably discharged.  In addition, Jackie retired from the City of Columbus & as well was amongst Columbus’s Favorite & Highly recommended bus drivers for Lakefront Lines Charter Bus Services.  Jackie was a faithful servant of the Lord & served as a Deacon & Loyal Member of Victorious Life Christian Center.  

Jackie was a good mentor to both young & wiser & touched the hearts of everyone he encountered near & far. A strong advocate of giving back to the community, he also enjoyed & was faithful to visiting the sick & shut-ins as well as nursing homes.

Jackie, a recent Cancer Survivor, was a family man & enjoyed spending time with his children & showing support for his grandchildren.  He enjoyed bowling on the league. He also loved card games, puzzles, reading the paper & Bible scriptures. A TRUE Cleveland Browns fan till the end, Jackie also loved to travel & cook but ultimately, he loved fishing & camping out on the campgrounds in his camper with his wife living the retiree lifestyle with good friends & fellowship, yet, not allowing it to have him miss out on Sunday Service back in the city.

Preceded in death by brothers  Herbert Morris & William Gordon & grandson De’Monte Rayford Sr., all of Columbus, OH.

He Leaves to mourn wife Charlotte Doodley; Children: Jacqueline Doodley, Lesley Hightower, Milita Lee, Jackie Doodley  Jr.(Mary) & Abathia Teage(Darrell), all of Columbus, OH; 15 Grandchildren: Tierra Lee, David Houston, Lamonte Doodley, Treyon Lee, William McCarey, Talik Lee, Maliya Doodley, Tre’Monte Rayford , Nicholas Williams, Mylah Doodley, MiKayla Deese, Jackie Doodley III, Julia Doodley & MyKell Deese; 9 Great Grandchildren & Special Buddies: Elder Mathis Kleckley(Toni) & Tom Senft all of Columbus, OH.

There’s not enough words to describe how deeply he will be missed by all.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
October 7, 2021

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Unity Baptist Church of Columbus
1358 Mt. Vernon Avenue
Columbus, OH 43203

Funeral Service
Thursday
October 7, 2021

11:30 AM
Unity Baptist Church of Columbus
1358 Mt. Vernon Avenue
Columbus, OH 43203
 

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Interment following funeral service
Thursday
October 7, 2021

Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens
5600 E. Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43213

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