1/12/13 — Luther Barbar Dotson, Jr.

Funeral services for Mr. Luther Barbar Dotson, Jr., age 78, of Manchester, will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. L.E. Butler officiating.

Burial will follow in Blanton Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM on Friday at the funeral home.

Mr. Dotson passed away Wednesday evening at Medical Center of Manchester.

Mr. Dotson was born in Rossville, GA, the son of the late Luther Barbar and Frances Green Dotson, Sr.

He was retired from PCA in Manchester. He enjoyed playing with his grandchildren and attended the Church of God of Prophecy.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his first wife, Patsy Ann Dotson; one son, Luther “Luke” Dotson; four brothers, Lamar, Willie, Victor, and Billy Dotson; and one sister, Barbara Barrier.

He is survived by his wife, Vivian Dotson of Manchester; one brother, Jack Dotson; one sister, Betty DeVriese; four daughters, Phayon Rogers, Suzanne (Darrell) Christian, Patty (Michael) Thompson, and Tina (Jesse) Bailey, all of Manchester; one son, Joey (Brandy) Ricco of Fayetteville, TN; 12 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.

Manchester Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.