Jerry Dockins


TUCKERMAN — Jerry Dockins 71, of Tuckerman departed this life Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. He was born Nov. 5, 1948, in Newport to Thurman and Artie Adams Dockins.

He was a member of Beedeville Baptist Church. He retired from Suddenlink Communications after 32 years of employment. He was a veteran serving in the U.S. Army from 1969-71.

He enjoyed fishing, taking care of his yard, visiting with friends, being outside and loved his dog, Fred.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Robert Dockins, and his sister, Helen Addington.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Vickie Dockins of the home; daughter, Rhiannon Gschwend (Tommy) of Raleigh, N.C.; a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends; and his four-legged companion, Fred.

Visitation was Oct. 27 at the Dillinger Funeral Home Chapel.

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