Obituary: Thomas Ray “TD” Dore (Oct. 25, 1950 – June 26, 2013)

By Submitted July 08, 2013 04:59 pm

Thomas Ray “TD” Dore passed away in Medford, Ore., on June 26, 2013. He was born in Arcata, Calif., on October 25, 1950, and was raised in Orick, Calif. Tom a U.S. Army veteran,  served his country stationed in Germany. He earned his Associates Degree and was employed by the Redwood National Parks as a heavy equipment operator.

Tom loved to fish, deer hunt, and enjoyed his exercise group from the pool and time spent with his chocolate lab, Sadie. He loved living on the North Coast and loved to eat at the Chart Room, where he was known as a regular. Tom was lovingly known as Uncle Boogie.

He is survived by his parents, Janice and Jack Dore; sisters, Kathie (Dave) Bugbee and Teresa (Rick) Lewis; brother Frank (Pam) Dore; other brother David Dorsey; and beloved nieces and nephews Jackie, Monica, Marci, Lindsey, Katie, Jessica and Frank Jr.

A Celebration of Life service will be announced at a later date. 

The family requests contributions be made in Tom’s memory to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312 or you may call toll free 800-342-2383.

Please sign the family’s online guest book at

Arrangements are under the direction of Wier’s Mortuary Chapel.