DobsonGale Patrick (Pat) Dobson passed away May 7, 2013, peacefully in his home surrounded by loved ones. Pat is survived by four children: Jay Dobson of Port Orchard, Wash., Patty (Charlie) Hoskins of Seabeck, Wash., Joe (Nikki) Dobson of Port Orchard and Wendy Dobson of Mazama; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Pat was a skilled carpenter and musician. He loved to hunt, fish, garden and all other sorts of outdoor activities. He was very creative and had a great sense of humor.

There will be a private graveside service for Pat on Sept. 14 in Kettle Falls, Wash.

Friends and family are welcome to join in celebrating Pat’s life, sharing memories, good music and good company at a potluck picnic to be held at 1 p.m. in Kettle Falls. Please email Wendy at for directions.