James Marvin Dokes of Butler, PA passed away on Monday, August 12, 2019 peacefully at his home.
James was born on December 25, 1950, to the late Reverend Ernest Dokes and Ernestine Dokes. He retired from Weirton Steel. James was also preceded in death by his wife Valijean Dokes, daughter Sharonda Toney and two brothers, Alfred and Calvin Dokes.
Left to cherish his memory are his daughter Denise Dokes of Steubenville, OH, and his son Timothy Toney of Columbus, OH. His granddaughters Nichelle and Vanessa Dokes, a great granddaughter Meela Herring and a great grandson Mason Herring of Steubenville, OH, his sister Alfredia (Robert) Heard of Santa Monica, CA. Three brothers, Ernest (Shirley) Dokes Jr., Joseph Dokes of Steubenville, OH and Edward Dokes of Columbus, OH. Along with a brother in law William Toney of Bloomingdale, OH and a host of nephews, nieces and friends.
Memorial services will be on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Shaffer Chapel AME Church, 1216 Township Road 191 Rd, Bloomingdale, OH.
Arrangements entrusted to Vinson Mortuary.
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