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Rudolph (Rudy) Dorsey, Sr.

Memorial for Rudolph (Rudy) Dorsey, Sr.

Born in Coupland, Texas on Oct. 18, 1936
Departed on Sep. 22, 2009 and resided in Austin, TX.
Service: Friday, Sep. 25, 2009
10:00 am
Cemetery: Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
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On September 22, 2009, Rudolph Dorsey, Sr. was called home to be with the Lord. His life long journey here on earth has been completed no more suffering, no more pain or heart ache.

Mr. Rudolph Dorsey, Sr. was born the fifth child of six to the union of the late Elmo and Elnora Dorsey, October 18, 1936 in Coupland, Texas. He served in the United Stated Army from October 1954 to July 1957 and received an honorable discharge.

He gave his life to Christ at the age of 15, and later united with Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church.

He united in marriage to Janie M. Ray "Janice" August 29, 1961. This union was blessed with two children. He was proud of his entire family. A devoted husband, daddy, grand-daddy, brother, uncle and friend.

He was preceded in death by his father Elmo and mother Elnora Dorsey, two brothers Nathaniel Dorsey and Tom Sephus and one grandson Derek Dorsey.

He leaves to mourn his loving wife Janie Dorsey; his two lovely children Rudolph Dorsey, Jr. (Diane) and Lesa Coleman (Dennis); nine wonderful grand children, Renika Prater (Dezron), Damitra Manor of Katy, TX, LaTrice Shepherd (DaRyan), Jessica Dorsey, Kahmil Coleman, Kyera Coleman, Sabrina Watkins, Eric Forcey (Francis), Dennis Coleman, Jr.; six sweet great-grandchildren, Ivy, Zavien, Nylah, Lawrence, Jarius and Julian; and four supportive sisters, Sammie Hutchinson of Manor, TX, Lula Mae Yarbrough, Helen Williams-Ford of Houston, TX and Annie Ruth Middlebrook, many nieces and nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.

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