Douglas E. Hockey, 59, of Pontiac, passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018, at Hines VA Hospital in Chicago. \r\nA graveside service with full military rites will be held Saturday, November 3, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. at Memorial Park Cemetery in Pontiac with Pastor Tim Hubert officiating. \r\nDuffy-Baier-Snedecor Funeral Home, Pontiac, is in charge of arrangements. \r\nDoug was born April 2, 1959 in Pontiac, IL to Harold E. and Sandra (Studebaker) Hockey. Sandra survives in Pontiac. \r\nAlso surviving are his sister, Lynda Sue (Brad) Grieff of Odell; aunts, Linda Lloyd of Pontiac and Donna Bowles-Mauser of Fairbury; nieces, Kelly Harris of Odell and Jill Grieff of Cullom; and several cousins. \r\nHe was preceded in death by his father, Harold. \r\nDoug was a graduate of Pontiac Township High School and received a degree in Engineering from Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology in Oklahoma. Doug served in the United States Air Force. He was the owner/operator of B & J Book Store in Pontiac. He was Lutheran by faith. Doug was a lifetime member of Paralyzed Veterans of America. He was the commissioner of the local fantasy football and fantasy baseball. He was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. He loved to cook and spend time with his family and friends. \r\nMemorials may be made Hines Fisher House, 5000 South 5th Avenue, Hines, IL 60141 \r\nOnline condolences may be made to the family at duffyfuneralhome.com or visit us on Facebook.