Robert E. “Bob” Dotson Jr.
November 01, 1960 ‒ November 10, 2015
Robert E. “Bob” Dotson Jr., age 55, of Sunbury died unexpectedly Tuesday evening, November 10, 2015 at Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville.
Bob was born and raised in Lima, Ohio and was a 1978 graduate of Lima High.
He married Gayle Carroll on October 5th, 1985 in Columbus, Ohio; recently celebrating 30 years together.
He has worked at Mettler Toledo in Worthington, OH as a welder for 26 years
Bob was a member of Genoa Baptist Church since 1999 when he accepted Christ as his Savior.
He enjoyed camping, fishing, shooting, yard and housework, four-wheeling, and mostly spending time with family and friends.
One of Bob’s biggest joys was the recent birth of his first grandchild Walker Thomas who will grow up to know the immeasurable love his grandfather had for him.
Bob was a hardworking man with a strong work ethic. He had a passion to help others, serve the church and had a heart for children.
Bob is survived by his loving wife, Gayle (Carroll) Dotson and two children, son Nicholas “Nick” Dotson of Sunbury, OH and daughter Alyssa (Nick) Thomas and one grandson, Walker Thomas, of Cardington, OH; mother, Nona Dotson of Columbus, OH; brothers Randy (Beth) Dotson of Elizabeth, CO and Rick Dotson of Columbus, OH. Bob is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles as well as his church and Mettler Toledo work families.
He was preceded in death by father, Robert Dotson Sr.
Friends may call on the family on Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Genoa Baptist Church, 7562 Lewis Center Road, Westerville, Ohio 43082. Funeral services will follow immediately with Pastor Frank Carl officiating. Burial will follow in Trenton Cemetery.
Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to the church.
The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home of Sunbury is honored to serve Bob’s family. Special memories and condolences may be expressed to them at snyderfuneralhomes.com