My husband and I worked with Joe at Gibbs. He was always so kind. We’re very sorry for your loss.
I set right beside Joe and worked with him at Gibbs. He was an outstanding person who made me laugh along with others everyday. He was a good friend and I was lucky he was part of my life for 5 yrs here at Gibbs. He made the best out of everyday and always bragged on his wife and kids. Told some good stories about his Fathers old elcamino and his previous life in the military. He kept a old tractor on his desk that reminded him of one he once drove. A lot of us at Gibbs will definitely miss Joe. We all pray for his family. May you rest in peace my friend.
I worked with Joe long distance as a supplier for many years. We sent many emails and had phone conversations. I had the privilege to meet Joe in person once at Gibbs. He was always very respectful and professional. Very sorry for his family’s loss. Rest in peace.
I hired Joe at Gibbs back in 2010. I’ll be honest he wasn’t the best interview but there was something genuine about him that I felt I couldn’t pass on him. I sure am glad I didn’t pass on him, he turned out to be one of my best employees.
Joe had a passion for people and was known for taking pictures of everything and I mean everything. He loved using those pictures to explain things and train others to do their best. He was truly a teacher at heart. Joe was loved by many in the plants and was a stickler for standing up for the things he believed were right, especially his superiors. Joe meet each day and each task with a purpose, that’s what made him so great.
I remember he would get so embraced in his work and explaining a situation that his mouth couldn’t keep up with his mind and he would often tangle his words then make a comical “bluh, bluh, bluh, bluh” to pause and get back in track. Of course that was followed by a cool down spell with a giant cup of diet coke. Another trademark of Joe’s.
Joe was indeed unique, he didn’t fit the typical mold and did things his own way but he somehow he always got the job done and typically built a good relationship with someone involved. That’s the thing about Joe, he always looked at more than just the problem at hand. He thought about how it affect the people. Again another reason he was so special.
My deepest regards and prayers go out to his family. I only knew a part of Joe and if he was half the person I knew to his beloved family, I’m sure they are going to miss him dearly.
I work with his wife Jocelyn. I am so sorry to hear this. My deepest prayers and sympathies for you Jocelyn and your family.
So sorry to hear about JoeJoe. He was such a sweetheart and still hard to believe he is really gone. Hugs and prayers for him and his family. Love you Aunty Cheryl.
Joe was my nephew I was there when he was born . He would txt me on a regular basis just to ask how my day was going or cheer me up. He loved my apple pie and my jacuzzi tub or just looking at pictures when he came to visit. When he came to visit if I needed anything fiixed be it refrigerator or cutting out a dead tree limb he would get it figured out and complete the task.
What I will miss most is his big bear hugs and smiling face.
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Can’t believe you are really gone Joe. I will miss you and your visits. You were always such a sweetheart, always smiling. Hugs and prayers to your family. Love you, Aunt Cheryl
I went to school with Joe is Colorado. He was such a sweet person. Always kind hearted. He will be greatly missed.
We spend a tremendous amount of time with our co-workers. They touch our lives every day for years. We work together, laugh together, cry together, complain to one another, experience successes and failures together, have good days together, and bad days together. We share stories of our past adventures and stories of our families. Many times, we consider our co-workers’ friends. Working every day for years and years with someone, they become your 2nd family. Sometimes more so than your own. The loss of one of our own has been felt by many this week, especially those of us closest to him. Joe was one of a kind. To know, Joe was to love him and his infectious personality and goofiness with the sweetest heart. If you ever needed a hug or to cry or needed a laugh, he was there. Every day, he made it a point to stop in the office or at the window on the way to a meeting to tell us QT’s he appreciated and loved each of us (with Joe you truly knew he did ). Joe was an incredible man who took every chance to take you under his wing and to be a mentor. It didn’t matter who you were, what your job title happened to be, or how long he knew you. Everyone was worth that moment to Joe. Being in quality, so many of us have learned so much from him through the years. To some, he was the reason we stepped into quality All of us were so excited about planning how to decorate his desk and his fort that surrounded it, to give him a basket with all of his favorite snacks, and all the diet coke polar pops for when he came back. Many have sent Joe emails to read for when he returned. This past week still doesn’t seem quite real, just yet. Joe Dokulil Thank you for being a mentor, someone to look up to, and for being a great friend who has left an impact in all of our hearts and lives. We love you! You will always hold a special place in our hearts and will forever be missed. This week has been hard, but we know tomorrow will be harder as we say our goodbyes. Tomorrow, we will cry and laugh when sharing our many famous Joe stories or your sayings and cry again. Most importantly, we celebrate the life you loved and that you lived to tell about. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends, and all those who you have shined your light on in their lives that feel the loss of such an incredible man. With love, your favorite Quality Team.
I’m sorry that I never got to meet Joe in person, but I know he was one hell of a good man!!!
I will meet him in Heaven one day!
Love you Joe for all you have done for my family, you will NEVER be forgotten…
Joe and I went to school together in Colorado Springs. You were always a fun-loving person who will be greatly missed. Until we meet again my friend. Keep smiling.
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Joe Al Dokulil, 51, of Newburgh Indiana passed away surrounded by his family on January 15, 2022. Joe was born on November 30, 1970 in Lincoln Nebraska to Linda and Jimmy Dokulil.
Joe had the biggest heart that never left others feeling like strangers, he treated everyone like family and went out of his way to do anything and everything for everyone around him. He loved making others laugh and had sayings heard many times that will be remembered by everyone. Joe will be missed and his absence deeply felt by all whether remembering random run ins shopping at Sam’s, diet coke in hand and a smile on his face, those that had the honor to work alongside him the last ten years at Gibbs Diecasting in Henderson, reminiscing over the pride and honor he took serving his country as a Marine. Though his absence will be most deeply felt remembering the enormous amount of time Joe took bragging on his kids to any and everyone about how he was so proud of each of them and how lucky a man he was to have found such an amazing wife as his soulmate.
Joe will be deeply missed by his wife; Jocelyn Dokulil and his children; Nickolas Dokulil, LeeAnn Gibson, Tyler (Kaylee) Knotts, Colt (Alyssa) Mackey, Alex Dokulil, Clayton Besse, Lara Besse, Cindy Dokulil, Cheyanne Brown, and Ben Wilderman. Also, Joe leaves behind his granddaughter Scarlett Gibson and sister Angel Walton. Joe has one nephew and two nieces; Darryl Walton, Alysha Walton, and John Walton and three great nephews; Brennan, Jaxson, Kaius. Also, Joe will be missed by so many dear family and friends.
Joe is preceded in death by his parents; Jimmy and Linda Dokulil.
There will be a Celebration of Life Service Saturday January 22nd at Sunset Funeral Home. There will be visitation from 11am to 1pm with service at 1pm with military rites.
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