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Mr. Charles Dooley

July 14, 1954 ~ September 25, 2022 (age 68) 68 Years Old
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Mr. Charles William Dooley, affectionately known as “Chuck” was born on July 13, 1954 in Gary, Indiana as the third child born to the late Mr. Thomas Dooley and the late Anna Mae Dooley. He departed this life on September 25, 2022. He was preceded in death by both parents, his daughter, Anisa Dooley; brother, Robert Dooley; sisters, Ms. Lucille Dooley and Ms. Laura Dooley.
As a teenager/ young man, he was a member of Swahili Young Elks. He loved the outdoors, fishing and hunting into his adulthood. Basketball, a good boxing match and a good card game and a cold beer was one of his favorite times.
He graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1972 and attended Defiance College in Defiance Ohio and had additional training. He was a United States Veteran with the US Marine Corps where he served his country for many years. He was also a retired firefighter for the Gary Indiana, Fire Department and an Auxiliary Police Officer for the City of Gary Police Force.
Chuck had a great sense of humor and loved a good time, from his youthful days all the way to his last days. Anytime that you were around him you were in for a good time. He wasn't just about good times, he took care of his business, family and extended family. He owned multiple homes in his lifetime. For some people just owning one was like a dream.
On February 5, 1975, he joined in Holy Matrimony to Ms. Cydrisse Crafton and they shared that wonderful union for 17 good years. To this union, 3 children were born.
He leaves to cherish lots of precious memories his daughters, Nichelle Dooley and Tashica Danzy; son, Charles Dooley; sister, Vernita Dooley; brother, Thomas Dooley; six grandchildren, Sylas Mijarez, Drake Boyd, Jeremiah Dooley, Stanley Johnson, and Trinity Dukes; other cousins , The Drakes of Dayton, Ohio and The Johnsons of California; many nieces, nephews, other relatives including The Maxwells and friends in Gary, Indiaina, his old stomping grounds.

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Memorial Service
November 26, 2022

11:00 AM
Atlanta Chapel
923 McDaniel ST SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30310

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