DOECKE, James Gavin

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of James on Wednesday July 13, 2022 aged 55 years. Adored and cherished Dad of Karly. Loved by Tamra and Sam. Beloved brother of Stephen (dec). Much loved father-in-law of Jacob, brother-in-law to Sid, and true-blue mate to so many.

He will be greatly missed.

Family and friends of the late Mr. James Doecke are warmly invited to attend a Memorial Service to celebrate his life at Willow and Ivie 256 Irymple Avenue, Nichols Point Thursday July 28, 2022 at 3.00pm. In memory of James, please feel free to wear something that represents your friendship with him (Carlton/footy colours, Ford/Holden merchandise).

A private cremation has been held.

To view of James's Funeral Service please click the below link. The password is Doecke;

DOECKE, James Gavin - 2022-07-28 3.00

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  • Kieran Cosgrave

    James took me in when I needed a place to stay in Mildura as a 23 year old backpacker. The first night I moved in I left my clothes on the line and went for a nap. I woke up at 9pm and was pissing rain. James had by clothes sitting by the stove drying for me. Top bloke. Rest in peace mate

  • Steve Byng

    One of the nicest Ford supporters I’ve ever had the pleasure of knowing.
    RIP mate

  • Denis Smith

    Still Saddened to hear the passing of young James , Who will be Missed by Many
    Sincere Condolences to Karly , Sam , Tamra and Best Mate Doggsie
    Always had a Great Laugh when we caught up
    Last time we spoke, God and Jesus were worried they were going to lose their Seats Because the Doecke boys were coming , James wasn’t sitting in the back rows
    He was going for a Front Row Seat where He could meet Everyone
    Love you James

  • Paul Geisler

    Big Jim sad that you are gone old mate especially when we just got reconnected. Gun player of the mighty Flying Carp Volleyball team. So many memories to treasure of our volleyball days and great times of our youth. We always laughed and had a great time. Will miss you but know we will all be together again one day. RIP old mate. Vade cum deo

  • Lauren C And Ollie ( Timmis)

    Never short of a cheeky remark or joke, you were such a loveable larrikin. I will miss watching you dote on Ollie and being able to spend special family occasions like Christmas with you. It hurts our hearts thinking about a world you aren’t in to light up.

    Go the blues 🤍