On the evening of September 21, 2019, Jim “JD” Dobies Jr. of Wilmington, DE passed away surrounded by his loving family. Jim was born to Jim Dobies Sr. and Mary Lou Estep. Jim graduated from Newark High School in 1985. After graduation he married his wife, Lorraine Dobies, together for 33 years. They raised two children, Jimmy (Jessie) and Robert (Amanda). He had three grandchildren, Mason, Levi, and Declan, whom he loved with all of his heart. He also adored his goddaughter, Alicia Long.
Jim worked for H&R Heating and Air Conditioning where he enjoyed working with longtime friends, Rodney Husfelt and Charlie Reeves.
Jim was an avid collector of Coca-Cola memorabilia and NASCAR Diecast Cars. Jim had a great sense of humor and loved tie-dye shirts, classic rock, Jamaica, and his dogs Jada, Jackson, and Gracie.
Jim is preceded in death by his mother Mary Lou. He is survived by his father, Jim (Jenny), Mary Kaczorowski (Kaz), Lisa Dobies, Michelle Dobies, and many nieces and nephews whom he loved dearly.
Per Jim’s request, all services will be private. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Lorraine Dobies for future expenses: Jim Dobies Jr. C/O Lorraine Dobies, 3814 Evelyn Dr. Wilmington, DE 19808