Jerry Dotson

Born: Mon., Dec. 31, 1934
Died: Fri., Jul. 31, 2020

Graveside Service

2:00 PM Wed., Aug. 05, 2020
Location: New Lisbon Cemetery

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Jerry Dotson, 85, of Union City, Indiana passed away Friday, July 31, 2020 at IU Heath in Muncie, Indiana. Jerry was born December 31, 1934 in Union City, OH the son of the late Edwin & Margaret Fifer Dotson.
He married the love of his life, Helen Moore Dotson on April 7, 1961. Helen preceded him in death on July 16, 2020. Jerry work at Sheller Globe (Hardy Division) in Union City for 39 years. He also worked at Bouser’s Barn for many years. He was a graduate of East Side High School in Union City, OH. He was a member of the Union City Elks Lodge. He was a volleyball referee and baseball umpire for many years. He loved attending his grandkids sporting events and spending time with his family.
Survivors include children Jackie Frantz, Jim (Rhonda) Dotson both of Union City, Indiana. David (Peggy)Dotson of Portland, Indiana. 4 grandchildren, Brian Frantz, Julia ( John) Byrd, James Dotson, Jr and Ronnie Dotson. 5 step grandchildren; 11 step grandchildren; 8 step great-great grandchildren; nieces andnephews also survive. Preceded by him was his parents;brothers and sister-in laws; Claude (Betty) Dotson and Edwin Jr (Patricia) Dotson; son-in-law Norbert Frantz; step great grandchild, Hunter Byers.
Public Graveside services are 2:00 PM Wednesday August 5, 2020 at the New Lisbon Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at

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Len and Loretta Hindsley
   Posted Mon August 03, 2020
Our hearts go out to the Dotson family. We are so sorry for the loss of your dad and your mom, all in such a short time. We pray you will find peace in knowing they are both together in the arms of Jesus. May God wrap His loving arms around you all and bless you with comfort and peace.

Rollie & Janis Young & Family
   Posted Wed August 05, 2020
we were so sorry to hear Jerry passed and for you all to loose them both so close. At lease they are together again may they rest in peace You have our deepest sympathy
Rollie & Janis

Gretchen Hendrickson
   Posted Wed August 05, 2020
Dear Ones,
We are so terribly sorry for your recent and past losses. Sometimes things do not seem fair. We just have to put our trust in God and Pray for endurance and grace.
Thinking of you ALL at this tragic time. May God Bless and keep you in his Precious Arms.
Stan, Gretchen and Family

Bruce Applegate
   Posted Wed August 05, 2020
David, Jim and Family,

So sorry for the losses of your mom and dad. They will always be a part of my fond memories growing up in Union City and being a part of New Lisbon Church. Thoughts and prayers being lifted.


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