Mr. Brian James Dooley, 34, of Paducah, passed away at 12:34 a.m. Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at Baptist Health Paducah.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis, Ill. Saturday, January 18, 2014. Burial will follow in Chapman Cemetery in Tunnel Hill, Ill.
Although he was born in Mountain View, Calif., Brian grew up in the Brookport/Metropolis area. He graduated from Massac County High School in 1998 with excellent academics. Brian currently lived and worked in Paducah as a IT Specialist at Petter Supply Co. and was an avid gamer.
Brian is survived by his fianceÃ©, Jeanetta Robles of Paducah, Ky.; mother, Carol Dunne and stepfather Richard of Madisonville, Tenn.; father, Patrick Dooley of Westland, Mich.; two grandmothers, Gloria Klawon and husband Bill of Fredricksburg, Texas, and Lorene Kelley of Madisonville, Tenn.; grandfather, Denis Mitchell and wife Roberta of Mountain View, Calif.; two cousins, GarLynn Diedrich of Fort Irwin, Calif., and Kristie Field of Waterford, Mich.; three uncles, Matthew Kelley of Brookport, Robert Mitchell and wife Dixie of Mattoon, Ill., and Stanley Mitchell and wife Darah of Madisonville, Tenn.; and several other family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Thomas James Dooley Jr.; and stepgrandfather, Lowell Kelley.
Visitation will be held Saturday, January 18, 2014, at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home from 9 a.m. until the funeral hour at 11 a.m.
Online condolences may be left at www.aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com.