Gary Dockins, 71, of Batesville died Thursday, October 25, 2018. He was born June 20, 1947 at Melbourne, Arkansas to Lester Edward and Wilma Gay Sherrill Dockins. He was a retired U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Julia Dockins of the home; one son, Gary Dockins Jr. of Batesville; one daughter, Amy Blake of Collierville, Tennessee; his mother, Wilma Dockins of Batesville; two brothers, Tony Dockins (Jill) and Wayne Dockins (Jeannie) both of Batesville; one sister, Patricia Evans (Stanley) of Springfield, Ohio; four grandchildren, Callie Blake, Gabby Dockins, Gracie Dockins, and Brayden Dockins; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Qualls Batesville Funeral Service Chapel. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery near Cushman.
Visitation will be Monday, October 29, 2018 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Gary Dockins Jr., Tony Dockins, Wayne Dockins, Mike McMahan, Chris Trim, Chad Dockins, Travis Dockins, and Brady Dockins.