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Malvin Dokey

February 23, 1929 ~ October 20, 2022 (age 93)


Malvin Dokey, 93, of Hawley passed away Thursday, October 20, 2022. He was born on February 23, 1929 to Malvin and Della (Green) Dokey in Gordon, Texas. Melvin spent much of his life in the oil field. He loved camping, music, dancing, going to flea markets, being around people, and could talk to anyone. Above everything his family mattered most. Melvin is survived by his children Jimmy and wife Jan of Hawley, Lisa Dokey and Partner Donna Knapp of Hawley, and Michael Dokey and partner Tina Wellmaker of Merkel; sisters Ida James and Ada Teubner; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren, along with numerous other family members. He was preceded in death by his parents Malvin and Della Dokey; his wife Laverl Dokey; siblings Joyce Bransom, Ruby Archer, and Lilburn Dokey; children Thresa Dokey, Ruby Tyler, and Arthur Dokey; and grandson Matthew Paul Dokey. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 PM Monday, October 24, 2022 at Starbuck Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00AM Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at Starbuck Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.

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October 24, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Starbuck Funeral Home
Corner of 1022 Nth 2nd and 201 Edwards St
Merkel, TX 79536

Funeral Service
October 25, 2022

10:00 AM
Starbuck Funeral Home
Corner of 1022 Nth 2nd and 201 Edwards St
Merkel, TX 79536

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