Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Tyler James Cravens

Tyler James Cravens, age 50 of Winter Garden, FL, passed away on Saturday, December 9, 2017 in Orlando.  He was born in Evansville, IN the son of William Thomas and Sharon Lee (Hooper) Cravens.  Tyler was employed as actor.  Tyler leaves to cherish his memory, wife Patcharee Cravens and a host of loving relatives and friends.

Family and friends will have a Celebration of Tyler's life at Dobbs Funeral Home on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 7:00 pm.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Donna Mae Bernice McArthur


Donna McArthur of Orlando, FL passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2017.  Donna grew up in North Dakota then moved to Minnesota where she raised 3 kids with husband Roy while working.  She worked for Hornbachers & store manager of Cormorant store.  She was very active in the church with her children and with her grandchildren.  She loved to dance.  In 1983 she moved to Orlando Florida where she continued to work as head housekeeper then moved to different hotel as housekeeper until her retirement in 2005.  She loved to garden, her front porch of condo and patio were her greenhouses.  She also, stayed active with family, friends, and church.  Made lots of trips north to be with family, she was a very loving and caring person to all and never slowed down.

She is preceded in death by her husband Roy McArthur, son Douglas McArthur, daughter-in-law Jill McArthur, parents Christopher and Agness Sampson, brothers Clifford, Stanley, Russell, and Cecil Sampson.  Survived by sister Birdella Beach, brotherss Gordon (Eileen) Sampson and Lyle Sampson; sons Michael McArthur, Patrick (Glenda) McArthur, daughter Deborah (Stephen) McArthur-Mirra, daughter-in-law Rosalie Culhane, and close family friends Michael Crain and Krista Manchester.  Grandchildren Sheila (Ken) Johnson, Matthew McArthur, Andrew (Remi) McArthur, Ryan (Kari) Atkinson and Phillip (Melissa) Noe.  Great Grandchildren Madeline and Ella Johnson, Douglas and Chase McArthur, Delaney McArthur, Talaidh and Sadie Isaacs, and Reid Atkinson.

A memorial  service will be held at Holy Family Episcopal Church on Saturday, December 16th, 2017 at 11:00 am.  The family has asked in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Holy Family Episcopal Church or Dobbs Funeral Home.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Kissore Singh

Kissore Singh,  age 81, of Mascotte, FL, passed away Saturday, December 9th, 2017 at Mike Conley Hospice House in Clermont.   He was born in West Bank, Guyana, the son of Parbatie and Udit Singh.  Kissore was employed as a fisherman.

Kissore is preceded in death by his wife Nearmattie Singh, son Dindyal Singh and leaves to cherish his memory, son Ramsingh Singh; daughter-in-law Bibi Singh; four brothers; two sisters; ten grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren and son Permanand Singh.

The family will have traditional Hindu services at Dobbs Funeral Home on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 from 6:00 until 9:00 pm  and Wednesday, December 13, 2017 from 8:00 until 10:00 am.  Interment will follow the service on Wednesday at Metro Crematory located at 751 Bluford Avenue in Ocoee, FL.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Arthur Dale Bailey

"The light that burns twice as bright, burns half as long"

Arthur "Dale" Bailey , III
His light burned very, very brightly.

Born Into This Realm ~ October 8, 1975

Ascended Eternally Into All of Hearts
December 4, 2017


Dale was a man of candor, strength, kindness and unrivaled loyalty.  He was a masterful mechanic and loved turning wrenches.  His love for cars could only be rivaled by his passion for creating works of art.  A tattoo machine as his brush, some lucky individuals as his canvas.

Dale would give you the shirt off his back or a kick in the ass, whichever you needed more.  He happily obliged.  To be in Dale's good company, one felt at ease, safe, cared for and cared about.  Those blessed enough to Dale on a deeper level experienced an apparelled kinship - his family an unwavering love. (Yes, even Star Wars).  Yet for all of Dale's passions all paled in comparison to his love of his mother.

Still in the realm to carry on Dale's memory are his mother Carla King; father Tony Bailey; brothers Michael of Orlando and Raymond of Illinois; 5 nieces and 5 nephews. 

The family will be receiving friends  at Dobbs Funeral Home from 6:00 until 8:00 pm.  The funeral service will begin at 7:00 pm.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Delaverne Javone Thomas


Delaverne Javon Thomas, age 26, of Orlando, passed away Friday, November 24th, 2017. He was born June 10th, 1991 in Orlando, the son of Washbourne Thomas and the late Charlene (Brown). “DJ”, as he was affectionately known, spent his early childhood years in Chicago, but as a teenager he lived in Orlando and graduated from Ocoee High School in 2009, where he was an Honor Roll student and very active in Music and Drama.

He was a hard-working young man and was employed as a restaurant manager, but anyone that knew DJ, knew that his real passions were animals and his music.

Delaverne leaves to cherish his memory, father Washbourne Thomas; five sisters, Andrea Thomas, Melanie Thomas Livingston, Michelle DiGiorno, Tonya Thomas, Bianca Thomas; two brothers, David Thomas, Waylan Thomas; 17 nieces and nephews (10 girls and 7 boys); numerous cousins and many friends. (It would take 2 tractor trailers to hold them all.)

The family will be receiving friends at Dobbs Funeral Home from 2:00 until 3:00 pm  followed by the funeral service at 3:00 pm on Sunday, December 10, 2017

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

Pavielle LeShea Turner

 Pavielle LeShea Turner, age 27, of Orlando, passed away Sunday, November 26th, 2017.  Pavielle, a life long Floridian was born in Orlando, the son of Desiree (Anazagasty)  and Paul LeShea Turner.  He was employed as an Assistant Manager in Food Services.  

Pavielle leaves to cherish his memory, parents Desiree Anazagasty-Turner, father Paul LeShea Turner both of Orlando; three sisters, Anshelic  Nunez Turner of Largo,  Monique L. Turner of Arizona, Satara  C. Turner of Orlando; brother James L. Turner of Orlando; paternal grandparents  William Hodges of Statesboro, GA, Paulette E. Turner of Orlando; maternal grandparents Maria E. Alicia and Victor Santana both of Orlando.

The family will be receiving friends at 10:00 am, followed by the funeral service at 11:00 am at First Baptist Church of Orlando with Pastors Jeff Thomason and Jimmy Knott officiating.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Jeffrey David Lockey

Jeffrey David Lockey,  age 58,  formerly of Saginaw, died suddenly on November 30, 2017. Jeff was born in Cheboygan, MI, the son of John and Therese (Bourrie) Lockey. He graduated from Arthur Hill High School and has resided in Sarasota, Florida for the last several years where he has owned his own business in the pool maintenance industry.  

Jeff is survived by his parents, siblings: Steve Lockey - Bay City, MI, Greg (Deb) Lockey - Ocoee, FL, Mark (Helle) Lockey - Denmark, Anne Samuels - Slidell LA, Joe (Liz) Lockey - Orlando, FL, Mary (Tony) Laton - Concord, CA, Charles (Keri) Lockey - St. Cloud, FL & Tish (Jerry) Maestaz - Birch Run, MI. Nieces and nephews: Maggie, Erin, Rachelle (Michael), Nicole (Andrew), Jennifer, Hannah, Maja, Klara, Kristine, Kari (Lance), Zachary, Monica, Samantha, Andrew (Rochelle), Sarah, Emily, Gavin, Nicholas & Kayla and many great-nieces, great-nephews, extended family and many dear friends.  Jeff was truly loved by his nieces and nephews who he doted on.  He enjoyed riding his Harley and spending time at the beach. 

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 6th from 11:00 am until the time of the service at 12:00 pm at Dobbs Funeral Home, 430 N. Kirkman Rd., Orlando, FL.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to a charity of the donor’s choice.