Jimmy C. Dockery, 71 of the Oak Ridge community in Butler County, KY passed away Saturday morning May 4, 2019 at his residence. Jimmy was born January 23, 1948 in Butler County, KY to the late Squire Bamis and Goldie B. Beasley Dockery. He was the oldest son of 8 children. He attended Zion Harmony General Baptist Church his entire life and was very strong in his faith. Jimmy enjoyed reading his Bible and hearing his grandchildren sing in church. He enjoyed spending time with his family, playing with his grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. He loved gardening and being outdoors. Jimmy enjoyed all sports, especially Kentucky Basketball and he retired from Perdue Farms in Cromwell, KY. Other than his parents he is preceded in death by an infant son Robert Dockery and one sister Nellie Mae Dockery.
Jimmy C. Dockery is survived by his loving wife of 50 years Magie Marie Bates Dockery of Morgantown, KY; one son Calvin Dockery and wife Evelyn of Morgantown, KY; one daughter Stacy Marie McCrady and husband Shannon of Morgantown, KY; six grandchildren Shana Ashby and husband Matt, Ethan Tichenor, Callie Marie Dockery, Isaac Dockery, Jordan McCrady and Isabella McCrady; three great grandchildren Cole and Noah Ashby and Emerson Hamilton; four sisters Kay Filback of Morgantown, KY, Allene LaMar and husband Ellis of Beaver Dam, KY, Mary Bratcher of Caneyville, KY and Janie Phelps and husband Gary of Morgantown, KY; two brothers Estil Dockery and wife Faye of Beaver Dam, KY and Pete Dockery and wife LaDonna of Morgantown, KY and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at the Zion Harmony General Baptist Church Tuesday May 7, 2019 at 2:00pm with Bro. Calvin Dockery, Bro. Dave Bastin and Bro. Ricky Dockery officiating. Burial will be in the Zion Harmony Cemetery where Calvin Dockery, Shannon McCrady, Matt Ashby, Ethan Tichenor, Jordan McCrady and Isaac Dockery will serve as pall bearers. Visitation will be held on Monday May 6, 2019 from 4:00pm - 8:00pm at the Jones Funeral Chapel and Tuesday 10:00am until funeral time at 2:00pm at the Zion Harmony General Baptist Church. Please share any photos, memories, condolences or light a candle in memory of Jimmy at www.jonesfuneralchapel.com. Jones Funeral Chapel is honored to be serving the family of Jimmy Dockery.