Dr. James Dotson

Dr. James Dotson, 76 of Corsicana passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 at Heritage Oaks Retirement Village.

He was born in Hearne, Texas to Alfa and Hattie Zenell Dotson March 8, 1941.

He was a 1963 graduate of Texas A&M and a 1967 Baylor Medical School. He married Carol Ann Chapman May 13, 1967 in Gurnard Isle of Wight England. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a Captain.

Dr. Dotson was an Orthopedic Surgeon for 28 years with Medical Arts Clinic and retired January 2002.

He leaves behind his loving wife of 49 years, Carol Ann Dotson; sons, Harry Benjamin Dotson, James Christian Dotson and daughter in law Susan Elizabeth Dotson; Grandchildren, Lane Benjamin Dotson, Luke James Dotson and their mother Melanie Dotson and Eero Alfa Dotson; One Sister, Nella June Renfroe. Nephews, Zene Renfroe and wife Melinda, Clay Renfroe and wife Kerry; Nieces, Jan Renfroe Street and husband John, Ann Renfroe; Special cousins, Bill Jett and wife Ginna, Rebecca Joy and husband Nick.

He is preceded in death by his father, Alfa Dotson and mother Hattie Zenell Dotson.

Visitation will be 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Friday, March 31, 2017 at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Griffin- Roughton Funeral Home.

Graveside service will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, April 2, 2017 at Suggs Cemetery in Hearne.

Pallbearers will be Dr. Kent Rogers, Dr. Scott Middleton, Dr. Joseph McNally Jr., John Paul Ross, Leslie Cotten, Zene Renfroe and Conrad Roberts. Honorary Pallbearer will be Dr. James Witten.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Friends of Youth Frost, Blooming Grove, Dawson or school of your choice. The Salvation Army 212 E. 1st Ave. Corsicana, Texas 75110.

An online guest book is available at www.griffinroughton.com Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana

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