James F. Doran, 63

Jim F. Doran, 63, of Roann, died at 1:30 pm, Friday, July 24, 2015, at his daughter's home in Kokomo.  He was born May 10, 1952, in Peru, to James and Francis (Truax) Doran Vandermark.

James retired from the Miami County Highway Department.  He was a member of the Ebenezer United Methodist Church.  He was a former member of the Denver Lions Club.  He enjoyed music, woodworking, being outdoors, and especially loved spending time with his family and friends.  James lived in Roann the past nine years coming from Denver, Indiana where he lived most of his life.

He is survived by four daughters, Tashina (Jeremy McNabney) Doran of Wabash, Yanel (Larry) Rigle of Peru, Guanea (Dwayne) Talbert and Nemiah (Keon Jones) Purdon, both of Kokomo; nine grandchildren, Aaron Doran of Denver, John Abshire  and Dylan Abshire, both of Wabash, Levi Rigle, Logan Rigle, Laiyten Rigle, and Lenay Rigle, all of Peru, and Ladanian Talbert and Dwayne Talbert Jr., both of Kokomo. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Mark Doran; sister, Sherry Vandermark; and his half sister, Patricia Williams.

Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Roann Chapel, 335 S. Chippewa Road, Roann, with Rick Stone officiating.  Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

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Memorials to the family of Jim Doran for help with funeral expenses.


Posted on 2015 Jul 30