Caleb Dooley, 37, of Moab, Utah, died from the disease of addiction, Sunday, Feb. 23.
Caleb was born to Alan and Lee Loveridge on March 30, 1982 in Tucson, Arizona. He spent his childhood roaming the hills of Moab with his sister, Matte and brother, Sloan. In his youth, Caleb loved baseball. He graduated from Grand County High School in 2000.
After graduating high school, Caleb worked construction before switching to the wireless industry. He married Bree Curtis on Aug. 18, 2007, and they had two daughters, the lights of Caleb’s life, Ashlyn and Brynlee. They enjoyed playing softball, camping, hiking, and all things outdoors. Caleb was a family man and loved being a dad.
He was constantly bragging about Ashlyn and Bryn — how responsible Ashlyn was, and how well Bryn was doing in school. He coached their teeball and softball teams. He was always so proud of his girls.
Friends and family would describe Caleb as hardworking and ambitious. Caleb was determined to make the best life he could for his family, and put himself through college while working fulltime and being a dad. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business from Utah State University. He then focused his studies on real estate, and had a successful career working in that field.
Father, son, friend, brother, husband, uncle, nephew, cousin, coach, carpenter, cook, roughneck, waiter, appraiser, and mortgage broker: Caleb was all these things and more. What truly stands out is how dedicated Caleb was to his family and friends.
Whether it was making sure his grandmother, Donna, had plenty of firewood before his own home was warm or taking groceries to his mom, you could always count on Caleb. He had a gift of making all those he interacted with feel they were special through his thoughts and actions.
Caleb’s untimely death robbed the world of an amazing soul. It will leave a hole in the hearts of all of his surviving family and friends. His mom, Lee, his dad, Alan, and his sister, Matte, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, and grandparents preceded Caleb in death.
All of his surviving family and friends will miss him.
Please join us in a celebration of life for Caleb from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Hoodoo Moab, 111 North 100 West. The family would like to thank Hoodoo for their generosity in hosting this event.