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John Edward Doyle, 94, Hampton, Va., died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014.
He was born Feb. 16, 1920, in Holton, the son of Edward J. and Josephine Hurla Doyle. He graduated from Holton High School in 1938 and attended college in North Dakota.
Mr. Doyle served at NACA/NASA as an engineer, supervisor and project manager from 1941 until retirement in 1975.
He and wife Emily were married in 1941. She survives.
Other survivors include his children, John A. Doyle and wife Rosemarie, Portsmouth, Va., Josephine McElroy and husband Steve, Gilford, N.H., Emily Doyle, Hampton, Va., Samuel J. Doyle and wife Rosalie, Ringgold, Va., and Patrick Doyle and wife Sheryl, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; a brother, Joe Doyle and wife Mary, Holton; a sister, Shelly Spann and husband Rod, Phoneix, Ariz.; a sister-in-law, Alice Doyle-Lindemuth; Topeka; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Donald Lee; his parents; two sisters, Nancy and Agnes; and a brother, James.
A Resurrection Mass was held Friday, Aug. 8 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Hampton, Va. Interment was held in Peninsula Memorial Park Cemetery. R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home of Hampton, Va., is in charge of arrangements.