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Charles Walter Dotson, Jr.

January 22, 1953 ~ November 4, 2021 (age 68)

Obituary

Charles Walter Dotson, Jr., 68 years of age, and a resident of Lorain, passed away Thursday, November 4, 2021, at his home, following a sudden illness.

Charles was born January 22, 1953, in Phelps, KY and came to Lorain at the age of 8.  He was a welder and fabricator for Ecerco Co. for 30 years before retiring in 2019.  

Charles loved the outdoors and could be found riding his motorcycle whenever possible.  He enjoyed get togethers with his family and friends especially if they included karaoke singing.  

He will be greatly missed by his loving wife of 18 years, Joyce Ann Dotson (nee: Stiles); his daughter Stephanie (Brian) Hurgel of Vermilion; his step children, Holly (Richard) Seneff of PA, and Thomas (Alicia) Flis of Elyria; his grandchildren, Brittany, Hillary, Brandon, and Acacia; five great grandchildren; siblings, Clyde Dotson of Madison, Janice Wetback of KY; and Enoch Dotson of Amherst.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Pearly Dotson, Sr. (nee: Wilford)

Public visitation for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, from 10 am until the time of the funeral service at noon at the Hempel Funeral Home.   Rebroadcasting of services will be available at http://www.hempelfuneralhome.com/.  Burial will take place at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.

Please visit the funeral home's website to share a memory and sign the guest register, www.hempelfuneralhome.com.

 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
November 9, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hempel Funeral Home
373 Ceveland Avenue
Amherst, OH 44001

Funeral Service
Tuesday
November 9, 2021

12:00 PM
Hempel Funeral Home
373 Ceveland Avenue
Amherst, OH 44001

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