Orville Lee Dockter, 75, of Vega, died Sunday, April 15, 2012.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, April 19, 2012, in First Baptist Church of Vega with Geary Martin officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery at Vega. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers of Vega, 110 S. Main.
Mr. Dockter was born on February 4, 1937 in Geneseo, Illinois to Helen and Gilbert Dockter. He had worked for Fluor Daniels as an electrician. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. Mr. Dockter was a member of First Baptist Church of Vega.
He married Barbara Dockter on January 29, 2009 in Vega.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Dockter, of the home; his mother, Helen Dockter of Webster, SD; three sons, Jimmy Dockter and Larry Dockter and wife Lisa of Bloomfield, NM; and Tony Honaker and wife Brenda of Sweetwater, TX; two daughters, Teri Dockter of Portales, NM and Mandy McKenzie and husband Bill of Houston, TX; two brothers, Howard Dockter of Big Stone City, SD and Stanley Dockter of Watertown, SD; two sisters, Shirley Hine of Millbank, SD and Evelyn Gaiawski of Webster, SD; thirteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Viewing will be from 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at Boxwell Brothers in Vega.