Leonard Jeff “Len” Dooley, 66, of Thaxton, went home to join his heavenly family on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. He was born on July 6, 1955, a son of John Robert Dooley and Callie Carter Dooley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his partner, Peggy Steptoe. Len was always an adventurous and active person. He played softball for big Orange Market for many years and was an active member of the Moose Lodge. He is survived by his two daughters, Tiffany Steptoe and fiancé Ryan Isom, Shannon Board and husband Jason; three granddaughters, Daphne Isom, Taylor Parker, Brianna Gallier; three brothers, John “TopCat” Dooley and wife, Mel, Rucker Dooley and wife, Karen, Marvin “Dudie” Dooley; one sister, Anita Robertson; and many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, September 12, 2021 at Cool Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church with Rev. Eric Pennington officiating. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, 540-586-7360.