Antonio A. Dotson, 52

August 22, 2011
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MAY 16, 1959-AUG. 20, 2011

Antonio A. "Jiggs" Dotson, 52, of Hagerstown, Md., died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, at his home in Hagerstown.

Born May 16, 1959, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Shirley Virginia (Smith) Dotson Catoe of Bloomfield, N.J., and the late Leroy Sylvester Dotson Sr. He also was the stepson of Walter Catoe of Bloomfield.

Jiggs was a life resident of Hagerstown, where he worked for Sealy Mattress Co., Hagerstown, and later as a butler for the John V. Jamison family in Hagerstown.

In addition to his mother and stepfather, Jiggs is survived by one brother, Leroy S. Dotson Jr.; two aunts, Catherine B. Smith and Helen Bowers; two uncles, Robert Smith and Edward Smith; two cousins, Anthony Smith and Roxanne Cole; four nephews; and one great-nephew, all of Hagerstown.

The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011, at Greater Campher Temple/King's Apostle Church, 125 W. Bethel St., Hagerstown. The Rev. Elder Darin Mency will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown. Visitation will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown.

The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.

The Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, Bryan K. Kenworthy P.A., 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown, has been entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences are accepted at

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