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1/14/2013 8:00:00 AM
Lester Dotson
Aug. 10, 1936 - Jan. 13, 2013

Lester "Junior" Dotson, 76, Akron, died at 6:40 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester.

He was born Aug. 10, 1936, in Prestonsburg, Ky., to Lester and Gladys (Prater) Dotson. On Dec. 20, 1955, he married Nancy Shafer in Macy. She survives at home.

He was a millwright for over 48 years. He was a member of the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters Millwright Local No. 1076. Junior enjoyed tinkering and working on various things. He was an avid mushroom hunter and enjoyed country and western music.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Dotson, Akron; three daughters, Sharon and husband Ronnie Conley, Akron, Karen Tyler, Evansville, and Wendy and husband Tom Ellet, Roann; four grandchildren, Ryan Dotson, Brook Stevens, Caitlin Ellet, Renessa Ellet; five great-grandchildren, Brianne Zeiger, Miranda Dotson, Alexyss Dotson, Colton Dotson and Kaydence Stevens; and two sisters, Evalee Hill, Dayton, Ohio, and Ethel Johnson, Akron.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at Hartzler Funeral Home, Akron.

Memorial contributions may be made to Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester.

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