Patrick Charles Dooley, age 84, passed away on Sept. 28, 2010, in Prescott, Ariz. He was born on Dec. 8, 1925, in Bellevue, Ky., to John Stephen and Bertha (Eckert) Dooley.
Patrick served in the U.S. Army as a ball turret gunner on the B-17 over England and Europe. Afterward, he worked as an airline captain and retired from Northwest (now Delta) Airlines. He enjoyed golf, photography, oil painting, traveling and anything related to WWII.
Patrick is survived by his wife, Mary; daughters Mary Teresa and Kathleen; son-in-law Philip; and granddaughters Rachel, Katy and Grace. He has one surviving brother, Richard.
A Celebration of Life (wake) was held on Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, at the Prescott Resort in Prescott. The funeral service was at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 150 N. Fleury Road, Prescott, Ariz. More detailed information is available at Caringbridge.org (Patrick Dooley). Donations may be made to the Salvation Army, 237 S. Montezuma St., Prescott, AZ 86303 in Patrick's name, in lieu of flowers.
Hampton Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.