by Paul Adkins
BEAN STATION, Tenn. — Dr. Ben Roger Dotson, 74, of Bean Station, Tenn., passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2012, at home.
Born July 28, 1938, in Freeburn, Ky., he was a son of the late Lee Scott and Dora Ellen Dotson. Also preceding him in death was his first wife, Rena Dotson; two brothers and a sister.
Dr. Dotson was a retired educator who dedicated his life to education and helping others.
Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Emogene Dotson; a son, Scott Dotson of Knoxville, Tenn.; daughter, Carolyn (Jerry0 Queen, two grandchildren, Jennifer Queen-Harvey and Jeremy Queen, and one great-grandchild, Camryn Harvey, all of Logan; step-daughter, Julie (Randy) White of Lawton, Okla.; sister, Loudell Clevinger of Abingdon, Va., and a brother, Wilton Dotson of High Springs, Fla.
The family will receive friends at Stubblefield Funeral Home, 5421 E. Andrew Johnson Highway, Morristown, Tenn., from 3-5 p.m. Friday, November 30, with a memorial service to follow.
The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be sent to the Bean Station Public Library, 895 Broadway Drive, Bean Station, TN 37708.
Information supplied by family.
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