Robert Winfred Dotson, 84, of Noblesville and formerly of Greenfield, passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at the Indiana Heart Hospital in Indianapolis. Robert was born in Wise Co. Va. on June 22, 1928 to the late Daniel A. and Ida (Mullins) Dotson.
He retired from Ford Motor Company after 18 years; following many years as a coal miner in Va., Ky. and W. Va. Robert loved serving the Lord and attended Victory Baptist Church in Noblesville and various other churches.
Survived by his wife of three and half years, Callie M Dotson; daughter, Louise (Jim) Sizemore of Buffalo, S. C., Peggy (Gary) Huffman of Greenfield, Tricia (Robby) Raney of Greenfield; son, Ronnie (Rhonda) Dotson of Gwynneville; stepson, Mark Lawson of Noblesville, 10 grandchildren; 16 great -grandchildren; one great-great- grandchild; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 62 years, Lena Belle Dotson, who died in 2007; two sons, Robert Jr. Dotson, who died in 2006 and Billy Wayne Dotson, who died in 1956. Five brothers and five sisters also preceded him in death.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, July 27, 2012, at Randall & Roberts Funeral Home, 1150 Logan Street, Noblesville, IN. Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 28, 2012, at the funeral home with Pastor Darrell Jones of Victory Baptist Church of Noblesville officiating. Burial will follow at Washington Park East Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Robert’s name to The Indiana Heart Hospital, 1500 N Ritter Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46219.