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James Franklin Dooley

d. October 4, 2022


James "Jimmy" Franklin Dooley, age 70, of Gulfport, MS passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at his home in Gulfport.

James was born in Gulfport to James and Fannie Dooley.  After attending high school, he served in the US Army as a paratrooper.  He was later employed as a brick mason and welder.  James loved fishing, river life, family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his spouse, Nancy Dooley; and siblings Melvin Dooley and Kenny Dooley.

James is survived by his son Michael Gaston (Cindy); his grandchildren, Dalton and Dylan Rose; Jace, Abel and Beaux Gaston; and sister,  Charlene Hall (Jerry).

There will be a Celebration of Life on Saturday, October 15, 2022 at the O'Neal Road location of Bradford O'Keefe Funeral Home, 15452 O'Neal Road, Gulfport, MS from 2:00 until 3:00 p.m.

Bradford O'Keefe Funeral Home is honored to serve the Dooley family.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of James Franklin Dooley, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, October 15, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home - Orange Grove

15452 O'Neal Road, Gulfport, MS 39503

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