Rodney Joseph Dooley

DELCAMBRE – A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted for Mr. Rodney Joseph Dooley, age 79, at 3:00 pm Friday, July 27, 2018 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with Fr. Andre Metrejean officiating. Interment will follow at Our Lady of the Lake Mausoleum with Military Graveside services conducted by Iberia Veteran’s Honor Guard.
Visitation will be held from 11:00 am until time of service on Friday at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, A Rosary will be prayed at 1:00 pm.
A native of Vermilion Parish and resident of Delcambre, Mr. Dooley passed away at 4:30 am on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at Iberia Medical Center.
Mr. Dooley honorably served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam Era. He worked alongside his family at Dooley Brothers for many years and then was employed as a machinist at Lafayette Crew Boats. Upon his retirement he worked with his son for several years.
He was affectionately known as “Pop “to everyone. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, and was sure to be found at all of their activities and sporting events.
He is survived by his daughter, Dana D. Langlinais and husband Brian of Youngsville; his son, Donnie Dooley and wife Catina of Delcambre; three grandchildren, Amber Langlinais, Dylan Langlinais, and Colt Dooley; three sisters, Glyndon Dooley of New Iberia and Shelby Renard and husband Cleve and Cynthia Dooley all of Delcambre; and one step-brother, Karlon East of Abbeville.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Virgie Hebert Dooley; his father, Wilbert Mike Dooley; mother and step-father, Mae Armentor East and Corbert East; two brothers, John Terrell Dooley and Kenny “Boy” Dooley; and one step-sister, Rose Hebert.
Pallbearers will be Donnie Dooley, Brian Langlinais, Dylan Langlinais, Colt Dooley, Nick Renard and Robbie Barras.
The family would like to thank Dr. Son Nguyen, Dr. Carl Ditch and all the staff of Hospice of Acadiana for their exceptional care.
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Evangeline Funeral Home of Delcambre is in charge of arrangements.

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