Alfred “Loren” Dotson

March 29, 1939 ~ March 1, 2022 (age 82)


Alfred “Loren” Dotson, 82, of Smithburg passed away on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at United Hospital Center. Alfred was born March 29, 1939 in West Union, WV, son of the late Earl Frederick and Lena May Grimm Dotson. 

Loren retired from Harrison Rural Electric and belonged to the IBEW Local #596 in Clarksburg.  He attended Stealey Assembly of God. Loren enjoyed spending time with his family.

Loren is survived by his two sons, Robert “Rob” Dotson and Joseph “Joe” Dotson both of Smithburg; two grandchildren, Jessie and Joshua Dotson; great grandchildren, Robert and Alexander; several nieces, and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Loren was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma Lee Childers Dotson on January 24, 2003; seven siblings, Edward Franklin Dotson, Frederick Doston, Paul Dotson, Russel Dotson, Marvin Dotson, Donald Dotson, Martha Colthar and Betty Mae Smith.

Family will receive friends at Davis Funeral Home - Salem, 1999 W. Main Street, Salem, on Friday, March 4, 2022 from 3-7PM. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Denver Burnside officiating. Interment will follow at Salem I.O.O.F. Cemetery.  Online condolences may be sent to  Davis Funeral Home- Salem is honored to assist the Dotson family.

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March 4, 2022

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Davis Funeral Home - Salem and Crematory
1999 W Main Street
Salem, WV 26426

Funeral Service
March 5, 2022

11:00 AM
Davis Funeral Home - Salem and Crematory
1999 W Main Street
Salem, WV 26426

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