A native of McMinn County, he lived for the past 20 years in Monroe County. He enjoyed playing golf and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Wanda McDonald Dockery; brother, Darrell Dockery; and father-in-law, Marcus Gentry.
He is survived by his wife, Patty Dockery, of Madisonville; sons: Jamey and Joey Dockery of Athens; son and daughter-in-law by marriage, Johnny and Sharon Rogers of Roxboro, N.C.; special aunt, Sue McDonald; mother-in-law, Bonnie Gentry, and brother and sister-in-law, Mike and Pat Gentry.
He requested there be no formal visitation or service.
The family would like to extend appreciation to DaVista Dialysis Center, Dr. Ali, and Dr. Ben Coffey for their excellent care.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider memorial contributions to the Kidney Foundation.
We invite you to visit the Dockery family guestbook and send a message of comfort at www.serenityfunerals.com.
Serenity Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Etowah is in charge of arrangements.