Dotson passes away at bis home
Retired Lt. Col. Connor W. Dotson Sr., 83, of Salado died Sept. 19 at his home.
Services were held Sept. 23, 2002 at Salado Church of Christ with Jame LeFan officiating.
Dotson was buried at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.
He eas born in Deanville to Lous A. Dotson and Bertha Hogg Dotson.
He was a veteran of WWII, service in the U.S. Air Force 20 years and retiring in 1961 after serving in France, the Philippines, Germany and numerous stateside assignments.
After retiring from the military, he ranched and had a home construction business, building his last house in Salado at age 80.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Maxine Mitchell Dotson.
Survivors are his wife, Ethel Dotson of Salado; two sons, Connor William Dotson, Jr. of Huntsville and Marvin Louis Dotson of Grandbury; a stepson, Gary Lynn Beatle of Portland, Ore; his mother Bertha Dotson of Brenham; two sisters, Lucille Foehner Lange of Burton and Opel Cox of Jefferson, La.; five grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Scott & White Hospice, 2401 S. 31st St., Temple, TX, 76508, or Cherokee Home for Children, P.O. Box 295, Cherokee, TX 76832.