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David Carl Dooley

David Carl Dooley, 67, passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2022, at Hot Springs Health in Thermopolis after a period of declining health.

Born November 1, 1954, in Salem, Ore., he was one of four children of Roy and Lois Dooley. The family moved to Thermopolis from Oregon in the early 70's.

A heavy equipment operator for most of his life, David took life in the "fast lane".  He handled all situations on his own terms. If he loved you, it was with his whole heart. He enjoyed the great outdoors, hunting and fishing.

Survivors include his common law wife, Candy Rangel of Thermopolis; sons, David, Jr, Rick, and Joseph Dooley, all of Oregon, and Kcyle Dooley of Casper; daughters, Heather Dooley of Montana, Lois Dooley of Natrona, Wyo., and Arebella Dooley of California; brothers, Ronald of Casper, Virgil  of Midwest, Wyo., Edward Dooley of Billings, Mont .; sisters, Susan Pile of Thermopolis and Florance Goad; four grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. 

David was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Russell.  He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Mortimore Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Messages may be offered at or the family, 307-131-0142.


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