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Official Obituary of

Joseph "Joe" Lester Doyle

February 19, 1931 ~ March 6, 2024 (age 93) 93 Years Old

Joseph "Joe" Doyle Obituary

Birth: February 19, 1931 in Wauconda, WA

Marriage: June 13, 1953 in Tacoma, WA

Death: March 6, 2024 in Tacoma, WA surrounded by his loving children

Predeceased by beloved wife Jacklyn Doyle of 58 years;

Surviving loved ones:

Devoted father of Jill (Gerard), Jolyn (Mark), Jan (Dean), and John (Suzanne); cherished grandfather of Taya, Paul, Sara, Jackie, Julie, Hally, Jack, Kristen, Alexis, Joseph, Ian, and Sam. Proud great-grandfather of Desmond, Savanna, Lily, Jack, James, Jillian, Jane, Sailor, Hazzard, Serena, and Liam. He was a loving uncle and friend to many.

Graduate of Lincoln High School, he was captain of the football team and played halfback. As a linebacker and fullback, he played for the 1948 state championship team. Founder of Doyle Printing Company, still in operation by son John and daughter Jan. He built his family home in his 20s and lived in it with his wife and children for his entire life. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren in their activities as they grew up. He liked to sing and play cards. He made many happy memories hosting the annual family reunion at Sun Lakes State Park. He wished for no flowers; in lieu of flowers donations may be made to a favorite charity. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady Queen of Heaven in Tacoma, WA on Monday, March 11, 2024, at 10:00 am.

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Mass of Christian Burial
March 11, 2024

10:00 AM
Our Lady Queen of Heaven Catholic Church
14601 A Street South
Tacoma, WA 98444

Private Internment

Tacoma Cemetery
9212 Chambers Creek Rd. W.
University Place, WA 98467


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