Herbert Levi Dotson, 80

June 16, 2009

SEPT. 25, 1928-JUNE 13, 2009

Herbert Levi Dotson, 80, of 1500 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, Md., passed away Saturday, June 13, 2009, at the Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown.

Born Tuesday, Sept. 25, 1928, in Westminster, Md., he was the son of the late Roy Emerson Dotson Sr. and the late Harriett Randall Dotson.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He was employed as an independent truck driver for many years.

He is survived by his wife, Gladys E. Dotson; five daughters, Paula Dotson of Baltimore, Md., Beverly Frentzel of Maisons-Alfons, France, Michelle Wheeler of Hagerstown, Lisa Dotson of Baltimore and Marlene Scott of Greencastle, Pa.; three sons, Marvin Dotson of Hagerstown, Eugene Dotson of Hagerstown and Eric Dotson of Hagerstown; two sisters, Martha Greene of Westminster and Urenus Kirkwood of Scranton, Pa.; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by brothers, William Dotson, Roy Dotson Jr., Calvin Dotson Sr. and Emerson Dotson.

Services will be Thursday, June 18, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, with Pastor Larry Brumfield officiating.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, June 18.

Interment will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

Memorial donations may be made to the Western Maryland Center Auxiliary Recreation Fund, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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