Mr. Keith Dotson, 51, of Russell Beach Road, Vilas, passed away Friday night, Feb. 15, 2013, at Caldwell Hospice & Palliative Care. Born Oct. 3, 1961, in Watauga County, he was a son of Geneva Norris and Dale Dotson. Keith was a carpenter.
He is survived by his wife, Ellen Adams Dotson; three daughters, Lea Harmon and husband, Claude, of Sugar Grove, Brandy Dotson of Sugar Grove, and Kortni Burkett of Zionville; his mother, Geneva Stevens of Zionville; his father, Dale Dotson of Boone; two sisters, Penny Keistler and husband, George, and Shelia Brown all of Zionville; two brothers, Chris Dotson and wife, Janine, of Hickory, and Kevin Dotson and wife, Monika, of Fleetwood; five grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Private funeral services for the family and close friends of Keith Dotson will be conducted 2 p.m. Monday at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home Chapel and will be officiated by Gary Norris. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Caldwell Hospice & Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Avenue, Lenoir, NC 28645. Online condolences may be shared with the Dotson family at http://www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com.
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Dotson family.