A funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2012, 11 a.m. at the Gridley-Block Funeral Chapel for JB Dornan, 84, of Gridley. JB passed away on October 5, 2012 at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California.
He was born on August 6, 1928, in Denoya, Oklahoma, to Vernon and Elva Dornan.
JB was a long time resident of Gridley. He worked many years as a chemist for the state of California. He enjoyed reading and gardening, he was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He served in the US Marine Corp. during peace time, stationed state side. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church.
JB was preceded in death by his parents, wife Willa Dornan, one brother and one sister.
He is survived by his two sons: Vernon Dornan, of Chico, California, Vorin (Marion) Dornan, of Lake Jackson, Texas and one daughter, Valeda (Philip) Scambia, of Hanford, California; five grandchildren and one sister Wilma Rohors, of Lincoln, California.
Pastor Roy McPherson from the Calvary Baptist Church, will officiate at the service. There will be a viewing on Friday, October 12, 2012 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Gridley-Block Funeral Chapel.
Interment will be in the Gridley-Biggs Cemetery.
Family suggests donations can be made to the Calvary Baptist Church.
Arrangements are entrusted to Gridley-Block Funeral Chapel.