William E. Dorsey

Published: Monday, May 20, 2013 at 10:22 AM.

William E. Dorsey, 63, of Havelock, died Friday, May 17, 2013, following complications from surgery.

A native of Warren, Ohio, he served in the Marine Corps for more than 20 years, retiring as a master sergeant in 1988. He enjoyed working on engines and ran Bill’s Small Engine Repair.

Private inurnment will be at Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, Jacksonville.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Carol Gotchall Dorsey; parents, James and Geraldine Metcalf Dorsey, of Salem, Ohio; two sons, William E. Dorsey Jr. and Michael Dorsey of New Bern; one daughter, Dawn Fulton of New Bern; siblings, James Dorsey, Jr., Donnis Hink, Ella Cibula and Betty McFarland, all of Salem, Ohio, Nancy Straela, of Latonia, Ohio, Pamela McArdle of Robertsville, Ohio, and Cheryle Sevek of Lisbon, Ohio; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Dorsey family, 928 Greenfield Heights Blvd., Havelock, NC 28532.

Arrangements are by Pollock-Best Funerals and Cremations, New Bern. 

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