Philip Michael Doolady, 79, from Cape Coral, formerly a resident of Columbia, Mo., and Lake of the Ozarks, Mo., died Thursday, May 15, 2014, at his home in Cape Coral. He was born in Chicago to George Doolady and Florence (Gabriel) Doolady on March 19, 1935.
He attended Williams Military Academy in Wheaton, Ill., and graduated from Hallsville High School, Hallsville, Mo.
He was united in marriage to Joanne (Koester) Doolady Sept. 22, 1962, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Stover, Mo.
Mr. Doolady had retired from the GTE Corporation after a career lasting over 30 years then formed Doolady Repairs at Lake of the Ozarks specializing in home remodeling and repair. After 12 years of serving his customers the business was sold and he became a full-time retiree.
He was involved with many civic organizations: Loyal Order of Moose # 2199, International Order of Old Bastards, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 3957, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Men's Auxiliary, Post 8463, Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks #2596, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers # 257, United States Power Squadrons, serving over 30 years teaching boater safety and education and reached the rank of District 30 Commander and served on the National Safety Committee as well a founding member of the Missouri Ozarks Power Squadron.
There will be a visitation from 11 a.m. to noon, today, May 22, at Memorial Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at noon. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
He is survived by son, Troy (Michele) Doolady; son, Kurt Doolady; and was blessed with six grandchildren, Kayla, Anna, Will, Max, Cameron and Karson Doolady; one granddaughter in-law, Cassie (Johanningmeier) Doolady; and Mallory "The Cat."
He was proceeded in death by his father, George Doolady; mother, Florence Carlson; son, Philip Michael Doolady Jr.; brother, James Doolady and wife of 49 years, Joanne Doolady.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in memory of Philip Doolady are appreciated and can be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.