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Richard Doyle

August 10, 1943 — January 4, 2021

Richard “Dick” Doyle, 77, of Princeton, IA, passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021, at his home in Princeton, IA. A service to celebrate the life of Richard will take place at a later date. Inurnment will take place at Oakridge Cemetery, Princeton, IA.

Richard was born on August 10, 1943,  in Davenport the son of Edward and June (Dixon) Doyle. He married Myrna Dannatt in Princeton, IA in 1964, they were later divorced.

Richard was self-employed, running a lawn service for the people of Princeton. He had also worked at Flick’s Supply as a Master Craftsman and furniture builder, he worked as a farm hand for D.D. Hamilton, LeClaire, IA. He also worked at Eagle Signal Controls as a Mechanical Inspector for 8 years until 1981. He also worked at Carver Lumber as a pallet builder, Innes Company as a Spray painter, at Quad City Water, and Quad City Marine. He served on the Volunteer Fire Department for the City of Princeton, IA for 33 years. Richard and his sons had a passion for lawn tractors and he has as many as 100 of them. He enjoyed taking them to tractor shows, and helping neighbors repair their own tractors.

Those left to honor his memory are his children; Daniel Doyle, Doug (Sheila) Doyle, both of Princeton, IA, two grandchildren, Destiny and Amanda, two great-grandchildren and a sister; Linda Dawson of Princeton, IA.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers; Larry Doyle, Donnie Doyle, Kenneth Doyle and sister; Gloria Paget.

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