MIDLOTHIAN, Texas — Joseph Michael “Joe” Dhooghe, 48, passed away on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, in Midlothian, Texas.
He was born on April 8, 1973, in Parsons.
He is survived by two daughters, Gabriella “Gabby” Dhooghe and Grace Dhooghe; their mother, Marnette Robertson Dhooghe of Midlothian, Texas; his parents, LaFaye and Larry Noble of Kansas and Jerry Dhooghe of Oregon; a sister, Jamie Dhooghe Woods of Texas; and stepsiblings, Brenda Pursley and Brian Noble of Kansas and Brad Noble of Oklahoma; as well as nieces and nephews and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Joe was unendingly proud of his daughters and was a loving father. He encouraged them to learn music, create art and to learn to cook. He loved to involve his girls in cooking traditional foods. He was passionate about cooking and could often be found grilling for his family and friends. Joe was a friend to all and loved each friend as family. He enjoyed music, football, hunting, golfing and gardening. He also loved his English bulldog, Blue.
Joe enjoyed his work. He specialized in construction/property development with over 20 years of success overseeing all phases of construction. He had an extensive and varied background in luxury retail construction and specialized in vendor shops and remodels, restaurant remodels and interior maintenance projects.
Joe worked at Neiman Marcus as director of property development and as a senior property development manager for 17 years in the Dallas, Texas, corporate office. He earned the prestigious Neiman Marcus Best Award in 2011, an honor bestowed by Neiman Marcus. His career also included work at Dal-Tile/Mohawk in Dallas, Texas, as director of construction and facilities, and Takara Belmont to manage construction of high end spas and salons. He also worked at Store Fixture Inc. in Fort Worth, Texas.
No service is immediately planned. The family will notify if a celebration of life service will take place.