Dallas Works Memorial - Employees In Remembrance

James Doering JAMES THOMAS DOERING, 74, of Guadalupita, NM, passed on Dec. 5, 2020, with interment at Greenhill Cemetery in Muskogee, OK. He was born May 23, 1946 in Muskogee, OK to James & Edna Doering. where he grew up and graduated from Muskogee High School with the class of 1964. He furthered his education at Oklahoma State Tech where he graduated in 1966 with an associate’s degree in Electronics Technology. James moved to Texas where he began a career with AT&T/Lucent and retired after 30 years of service. After retirement, he moved to New Mexico. There he became involved and made Captain of Sierra Bonita- Rincon (SBR) Volunteer Fire Department and was instrumental in building their new fire station. James will always be remembered as a man of many trades, mostly self taught. If he didn’t know how to do something, he would talk with some who did and then do it himself. He was always busy on some project and even built his own home. He hardly ever sat down except to watch a good movie or the Dallas Cowboys. He always loved the outdoors and fell in love with New Mexico. James will be greatly missed. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Edna Doering; sister, Marilyn Bronaugh; his wife of 30 years, Deborah Blevins Doering, who passed on Nov. 30, 2020 just days before James. He is survived by his son, John and wife Karen of Grand Blanc, MI; daughter, Angela Herbst and husband James of O’Fallon, MO; grandchildren, Joshua Doering, of Grand Blanc, MI; Caleb Doering and wife Madison of Flint, MI; Mariah Doering of Orlando, FL, Hunter Herbst, Jacob Herbst, Luke Herbst, Nick Herbst, and Lauren Herbst, all of O’Fallon, MO; step-daughters, Amber McKown and Stephanie Thomas, both of Guadalupita, NM; step-grandchildren, Alexas Thomas of Alba, TX, David Thomas, and Ashley Avery of Guadalupita, NM; along with 4 great-grandchildren; and other family members and friends.