Henry (Hank) Wesley Dotson Sr.

October 28, 1933March 21, 2013

Henry (Hank) Wesley Dotson, Sr., age 79, went to his eternal home on March 21, 2013 after a valiant struggle with Alzheimer’s. Henry was born in Savannah, GA on October 28, 1933 with a family of eight brothers and sisters and attended Benedictine Military Academy and later the University of Georgia. He was an avid UGA Bulldog fan and a skillful athlete of many sports. A witty man, he loved the theatre and music of all genres. But most of all he loved his children, his grandchildren and his wife of 35 years, Gloria. He is survived by wife, Gloria Henry Dotson; children: Karen Dotson Ball (Scott and Melissa Holmes, Adam Ball), Terri Dotson Beck (Charles and Elizabeth), Henry Wesley (Debra) Dotson, Jr. (Brian and Christopher), and Lisa Dotson (Wes) Aaron (Michael and Nikki); Stepdaughter: Susan (Ken) Woods (Brian and Daniel Patton) and Stepson: Steve (Samantha) Schick. Visitation Saturday, March 23rd, 1:30 p.m. with a memorial service at 2:00 p.m. at H. M. Paterson & Son-Arlington Chapel, 173 Allen Road NE, Sandy Springs. Remembrances may be made to the GA Chapter Alzheimer’s Association, 41 Perimeter Center East, Suite 550, Atlanta, GA 30346.


  • Visitation Saturday, March 23, 2013
  • Memorial Service Saturday, March 23, 2013

Henry (Hank) Wesley Dotson Sr.

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Sarah Spence

April 5, 2013

Karen & Family, So sorry to read of your loss; thoughts & prayers are with you all. We have been out of touch for quite awhile but want you to know we care. Would love to hear from you. GOD bless you dear friend. With love, Eva Reed Bowles & Sarah Spence

March 28, 2013

Hank & girls,
So sorry to hear of your Dad's passing.
You are in my prayers & thoughts.
Ann Shearouse

Billy Giles

March 27, 2013

Sorry to hear about my cousin Henry's passing. love and prayers to the family.

March 27, 2013

So sorry to hear of Henry's passing. Fondly remember Henry from our time at BC. My condolences to the Dotson family

Joe Herpin

Leo Costa

March 27, 2013

Gloria, I am saddened to learn of Hank.s passing. I have a Coousin who is a num that taught Hank in Savanna many years ago that was very fond of him. I'll tell her of our loss and she will have him in "Wasket of Payers" My love to y0u and those presous childredn.

Kathy White

March 26, 2013

so sorry to hear of Hank's passing. We have missed seeing him at UGA games and lunch bunch the last few years. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

March 24, 2013

Sorry for your recent loss Dotson family. Remember to draw close to God during this time and "he himself will sustain you." Psalms 55:22


March 24, 2013

My condolences to the Dotson family. May "the God of all comfort" be with you. (2Cor.1:3)

March 23, 2013

With deepest sympathy to the Dotson Sr. family during your time of grief...God is for you a refuge and strength, A help that is there to be found during difficult times...May God provide you with peace and comfort to endure the days ahead.

March 23, 2013

Sorry for your loss. May you find comfort knowing that God feels what you're going through and promises to do away with the sting of death soon. Isa 33:24.

S. Whiting