Friday, June 19, 2015

Mark A. Dotson (June 17, 2015)

Mark A. Dotson, age 61 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 7:44 P.M. Wednesday June 17, 2015 at Miami Valley Hospital Dayton, Ohio. Mark was born February 26, 1954 in Union City, Indiana and the son of Betty Lou (Bemis) Dotson of Union City, Ohio and the late Claude Dotson.

Mark held the position as Assistant Chief with Greenville Township Rescue Squad and had been a 38 year employee there. He was a past member of the Union City Ohio Fire Department Service, served as Secretary/Treasurer for Darke County EMS, a member of the Darke County EMS Education Committee, a past EMS Educator, member of the Darke County Haz-Mat Team, was Honorably Discharged from the Ohio National Guard’s and a member of the Greenville V.F.W. Men’s Auxiliary. Mark also enjoyed playing golf and most recently participated with the Geezer’s Golf Group at Turtle Creek Golf Course, spending time with his granddaughters and riding his Goldwing Motorcycle.

Survivors in addition to his Mother are his wife Joyce Ann (Orrison) Dotson of Greenville. They were married September 22, 1984. Also children Nicholas (Michelle) Dotson of Union City, Indiana, Mindy Sue Dotson of Coldwater, Ohio and Jerome A. Dotson of Ansonia; grandchildren Cerenity Dotson, Cloey Dotson, Autumn Dotson and Brianna Dotson; brothers Gregg (Michele) Dotson of Dunkirk, Ind., Jeff (Cathy) Dotson of Ft. Wayne, Ind. and Kevin Dotson of Union City, Ohio; sister Jeanette Dotson of Dayton; brother in law David (Lisa) Orrison of Greenville and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday June 24, 2015 in the First United Methodist Church 202 West Fourth Street Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Angela Meeks officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio and on Wednesday 1 hour prior to the services in the church.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the Greenville Township Rescue Squad or the American Red Cross.

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