Mr. Dotson died Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at his daughter’s residence.
Born May 25, 1930 in Towns County, he was a son of the late Loy and Euna Sams Dotson. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brothers, Loyd and Odell Dotson.
Mr. Dotson was a retired truck driver and of the Holiness faith. He served his country proudly in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Dotson was a lifetime member of Grant Reeves VFW Post No. 7720, Habersham County American Legion Post No. 84 and Rabun County Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 15, where he served numerous offices in each chapter. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. He also volunteered at Sharing and Caring for a number of years.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Faye Brown Dotson of Demorest; daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and James Moss of Winder, Mary and Dwayne Smith of Demorest, and Jennifer and Mark Bryson of Cornelia; son, Danny Dotson of Mt. Airy; brothers, Carl Dotson of Idaho, Harold Dotson of Virginia, Dwight Dotson of South Carolina, Dale Dotson and Carol Dotson, both of Young Harris, and Charley Dotson of Dalton; sister, Patricia Lovell of Young Harris; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to the Rabun County DAV Chapter No. 15, P.O. Box 725, Cornelia, GA 30531.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-9 p.m. today, April 26.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
April 26, 2013