MSgt William E. Dorsey, Sr.
MSgt William E. Dorsey, Sr., USMC Ret. ,age 63, passed away suddenly Friday, May 17, 2013, following complications from surgery in Havelock, NC.
Born July 11, 1949, he was a native of Warren, OH.
Bill was a proud Marine, having served his country with honor for over 20 years, retiring in Havelock, NC, in 1988. Bill enjoyed working on any engine he could get his hands on. He was a genius with small engines, running "Bill's Small Engine Repair" until his untimely death.
Private inurnment will be at Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, Jacksonville, NC. Those wishing to offer words of hope and condolences may visit www.pollockbest.com. Memorials, in Bill's memory, may be made to the Dorsey Family 928 Greenfield Heights Blvd. Havelock, NC 28532.
Bill is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Carol Gotschall Dorsey; parents, James and Geraldine Metcalf Dorsey, of Salem, OH; children, William E. Dorsey Jr., and wife Amy, Michael Dorsey, and wife Jennifer, and Dawn Fulton, and husband Greg, all of New Bern, NC; and his siblings, James Dorsey, Jr., Donnis Hink, Betty McFarland, and Ella Cibula, all of Salem, OH; Nancy Straela, of Leetonia; OH; Pamela McArdle, of Robertsville; and Cheryle Sevek, of Lisbon. Bill also leaves behind his grandchildren, Sara Dorsey, Jonathan Dorsey, Brittney Patton, Melanie Dorsey, Ryan Dorsey, and two great grandchildren.
Pollock-Best Funerals & Cremations was entrusted with the Dorsey Family arrangements.