King-Lynk Funeral Home obituary – James L. Doore, 79, Burlington

James L. Doore, 79, Burlington, formerly of Fort Madison, died Tuesday, November 17, 2020.

James L. Doore, 79, of Burlington and formerly of Ft. Madison passed away on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at the Great River Medical Center. 

  He was born on October 6, 1941 in Monmouth, IL to Grover and Winnie Cole Doore. On June 13, 1964 he married Linda K. Cashman at Sacred Heart Church in Ft. Madison.  Jim was a graduate of Ft. Madison High School, Burlington Junior College and Western Illinois University.  He taught Industrial education, owned and operated Doore Dodge and was in electrical sales retiring from VanMeter, Inc in 1999.  After his retirement he worked part time at Huffman Farm and Home and Standard of Beaverdale.  He was a member of  Holy Family Parish and  was a past member of Kiwanis in Ft. Madison.  He volunteered for various organizations including Great River Hospice, Habitat for Humanity and Ss. Mary and Joseph Church in Ft. Madison. 

   Survivors include his wife, Linda Doore of Burlington; one son, Jeff (Dawn) Doore of Keokuk; two grandsons, Matt (Diana) Doore of Dubuque and Keith (Liz) Doore of Fayetteville, AR; sisters in law, Judy (Ralph) Burgin of West Point, Connie Hendricks of Jacksonville, FL; brother in law, Dan Cashman of San Francisco and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Randy and two sisters, Frances and Betty.

   Per his wishes, cremation has been entrusted to King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory and there will be no formal services at this time.

   A memorial has been established for Great River Hospice House and online condolences may be left at

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