Dana Lynn Dorman

May 22, 1961June 2, 2021

Dana Lynn Dorman, 60, of Greensboro, NC passed away unexpectedly on June 2, 2021. Dana was born in Harrisonburg, VA on May 22, 1961 to the late Henry “Hank” Dorman and Lavon “Bonnie” Holsinger who survives. He spent his childhood in McGaheysville before graduating from Montevideo High School.

Dana had a passion for music that lasted the majority of his life. He was an exceptional drummer, playing with the regional hard rock band Diamonds for a several years accruing many interesting stories, including once playing alongside Van Halen. Remarkably, Dana also managed to fulfill a second childhood dream as a professional race car driver. He raced in a few series including late model stock and a stint as a team owner and driver in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series. Dana made lots of friends in the racing business and was elated to work alongside many drivers whom he had admired for years. Later in life, Dana owned his own business in the construction industry. In recent years, he cherished his time on his houseboat with Lisa Pardue. Dana was preceded in death by his father, Hank in 2010 and his brother, Mark in 2019. His first wife and mother of his son, April passed away in 2018 and his second wife, Kim died in 2017. Dana is survived by his son Madison, and stepchildren Blake and Nicole Jackson. He is also survived by his mother, Lavon “Bonnie” Holsinger and husband, Richard of Harrisonburg, VA, brother, Terry and wife Donna of Elkton, VA, two grandchildren Leila and Lukas and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Hanes Lineberry Funeral Home at 6000 W Gate City Blvd in Greensboro, NC on Saturday, June 19 at 1pm. A memorial service will follow at 2pm. Online condolences may be made at


  • Visitation

    Saturday, June 19, 2021

  • Memorial Service

    Saturday, June 19, 2021


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Terry & Barbara King

June 19, 2021

Terry & I had only met Dana the last couple of years though our son, Brad Barfield, whom worked with Dana. He was such a good hearted, fun loving man! He sang Alan Jackson's song "Drive" to me on my birthday, 2 years ago. Such a sincere & loving man! He hugged me every time I saw him. He is truly missed by us & hundreds of other Friends! God bless Madison & family! Rest in Peace, Dana.

Ran Mar Corp. Robin-Phyllis-Nick

June 18, 2021

Terry & family,
We are sorry for your loss... your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Denise Meadows

June 13, 2021

Prayers for everyone and may he RIP .

Toni Frahm

June 13, 2021

May you rest in Peace, wonderful & fun memories of you live on.........

James & Tammy Shifflett

June 12, 2021

We entend to you our ♥️ felt sympathy, James worked for Terry and we lived below the hill. We rode bikes with Dana back in the day when we were kids! May God bless and comfort you as only he can!! Love and prayers to you all!!

Marcia Wills

June 12, 2021

I remember Dana from Montevideo High School. He was a star athlete and a great personal friend. My prayers extend to his family and friends as they grieve the passing of this outstanding man.