Robert Kenneth Doerler

November 22, 1933 - July 3, 2022
Robert Kenneth Doerler


Robert K. Doerler, 88 of Wilmington, NC, passed away on July 3, 2022. Robert was Pre-deceased by his wife, Joan Evelyn (Gordon) Doerler, and survived by his children, Daughter,  Cheryl (Doerler) McElraft of Hampton, VA., Son Kenneth Doerler of Coram, NY. and Grandsons, Ryan McElraft and Steven Doerler.

Robert was a native of Long Island, retired from the U.S. Navy in 1980 with 30 years’ service to his country. He worked as a L. I. Trucking Co. Claims Manager, Real Estate Broker, and Real Estate Appraiser in the 5 town’s area for a number of years prior to retiring to Fairview, NC in 2001, and Wilmington, NC. in 2015.

Burial will be in Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, New York.

A graveside memorial service with military honors will be announced.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099.

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  • July 08, 2022
    Stacy Doerler-Antonucci says:
    Dad, You are loved and missed very much. Thank you for your great service to our Country. You will always be in my heart. Love you, Stacy

  • July 07, 2022
    Mary Helen Doerler says:
    My dear Robert...I keep trying to write and it doesn't seem to work . Missing you.....your wife Helen

  • July 07, 2022
    Mary Helen Doerler says:
    My dear husband Bob I am sorry I could not be with you at the time of your death. However I do remember fondly our good times together starting with our sweet wedding in Asheville, NC. OUR TRIP TO ARUBA , our visits to the beach, trips to your ships conventions, going to Branson Missouri. Our trip to the North Carolina Zoo and our good times at home in Fairview. You will always be in my heart. YOUR WIFE of 11 years, Helen

  • July 06, 2022
    Melissa Marshall says:
    G-d gained an Angel and we lost a good friend from this earth. Bob, you will be missed in our everyday lives. We miss your funny jokes, your sense of humor, your sweet caring self, your voice, the knowledge and advice you’ve given us of the years. Grateful for all the great and not so great days we got to spend together. Love ❤️ Melissa and Family Rest in Paradise my sweet friend.