Joseph G. Dotson, Jr., 88, passed away, Monday, March 15, 2010, at Wellmont-Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport, Sullivan Co TN. He was born February 5, 1922.
Mr. Dotson was a retired coal miner from Clinchfield Coal Company. He was a Veteran of the United States Army, serving in the Army Air Corp during World War II. Mr. Dotson attended Lick Fork Freewill Baptist Church and belonged to the Masonic Lodge Clintwood #66.
Mr. Dotson was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph G. and Blanche Boggs Dotson, Sr.; two brothers, Bill Dotson and Bud Dotson; four sisters, Ella June Dotson, Helen McLean, June Barrett, and Virginia Dare Dotson.
Survivors include two sons, Roger Dotson and wife Donna, of Bristol, VA, and Danny Dotson and wife Lynn, of Johnson City, TN; one daughter, Jody Hodge of Kingsport, TN; one sister, Reba Bookhultz of Palm City, FL; seven grand- children, Teresa Quinn, Cliff Dotson, Krista Harmon, Melissa Keith, Billy Dotson, Bobby Joe Graham, and Ben Graham; ten great grandchildren; and two great-great grand- children.
Family will receive friends Wednesday, March 17, 2010, beginning at 6 p.m., with a song service at 7 p.m.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Thursday, March 18, 2010, at the Clintwood Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastors Gary Stanley and Lynn Vanover officiating.
Burial will follow at Temple Hill Memorial Park. Masons and grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Clintwood Funeral Home is serving the Dotson family