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Mr. E. James "Jim, Jay, Jaysie" Doar

Died: May 20, 2018

E. James Doar

 

“Jim”, “Jay”, “Jaysie” Doar, age 91 of Hendersonville, peacefully passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2018 surrounded by loved ones at the Laurels of Hendersonville. He was born in Minneapolis, and reared in New Richmond and Madison, Wisconsin. He is preceded in death by his parents, F…read more

E. James Doar

 

“Jim”, “Jay”, “Jaysie” Doar, age 91 of Hendersonville, peacefully passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2018 surrounded by loved ones at the Laurels of Hendersonville. He was born in Minneapolis, and reared in New Richmond and Madison, Wisconsin. He is preceded in death by his parents, Frederick Larkin Doar, Sr. and Margaret Bell Doar; and by his siblings, Margaret Ann Doar Armstrong, Frederick Larkin Doar, Jr. and Ina Jean Doar.

 

He enjoyed playing baseball, basketball and football. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1950 after serving in the Navy during WWII. He was a resident of Northbrook, Illinois for 34 years and retired to Hendersonville 28 years ago, where he became an avid golfer and met many wonderful friends. He was a great story teller, kidder/teaser, and had a great sense of humor. He was a good man and had great character; he was a kind and faithful friend. He loved all his family and all of his family loved him.

 

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Raelene; three children, Timothy and his wife, Rebecca, Katrin Stroetzel and her husband, Victor and James; four grandchildren, Spencer, Jonathan, Margaret and Eric; his sister, Mary Doar Zipperer; and by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

 

A memorial mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 11, 2018 in the Our Lady of Angels Chapel of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations in Jay’s memory be directed to Four Seasons Hospice, 571 South Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731; or to the Blue Ridge Humane Society, 14 Towne Place Drive, #130, Hendersonville, NC 28792.

 

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Memorial Center is in charge of the arrangements.

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Date: Monday, June 11, 2018

Time: 10:00 am

Our Lady of Angels Chapel of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church


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