Mr. Eric Paul Dotson, Sr. age 75 of Woodstock, GA formerly of Ellijay, passed on Tuesday November 19th, 2019 at his residence.
Mr. Dotson was born on July 4th, 1944 in Ellijay, GA to his late parents, C. Tommy and Jewel Miller Dotson. He was a graduate of Gilmer High School, a member and Elder of the Woodstock Church of Christ and served his country honorably in the United States Army. Paul was also a retiree of Atlantic Steel Company after 31 years of employment.
Funeral Services will be held at 6:00pm on Thursday November 21st, 2019 from the Woodstock Church of Christ with Min. Matt Amos and Min. Bryan Collins officiating. Military graveside service will be on Friday November 22nd at 2:30pm in the Macedonia Church of Christ Cemetery with Min. David Mullins and the North Georgia Honor Guard officiating.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Deborah (Debbie) Holloway Dotson of the home in Woodstock, GA; children and in-laws, Amy (Kerry) Shannon of Acworth, GA, Eric (Christine) Dotson, Jr. of Canton, GA, Jody (Melisa) Dotson of Canton, GA; grandchildren, Kelly D. Lindsey, Mattie D. Amos, Cody Dotson, Cameron Ivanyisky, Miranda Dotson, Madison Ivanyisky-Schemp, Lauren Finale, Haley Shannon, Wesley Shannon; 8 great-grandchildren; siblings, Gladys D. Spivey and Pauline D. Price both of Ellijay, GA, David (JoAnn) Dotson of Dalton, GA; several nieces and nephews also survive.
Flowers are acceptable or donations can be made to the Georgia AGAPE at 3094 Mercer University Dr. Ste. #200 Atlanta, GA 30341 in memory of Mr. Dotson.
The family will receive friends from 3:00pm until the service hour of 6:00pm on Thursday, November 20th at the Woodstock Church of Christ and again from 1:00pm until 2:30pm on Friday November 22nd at the Macedonia Church of Christ.