Byron Joseph Dorsey Sr.

Byron Joseph Dorsey Sr., age 75, of Talmo passed away Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at his residence following an extended illness.

Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at 11 a.m. in the Lebanon United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Junior Jones officiating. The family will receive friends Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, from 10-11 a.m. prior to the funeral service.

Mr. Dorsey was born Nov. 24, 1936, in Gainesville, Ga., to the late Mandy Dorsey. Mr. Dorsey served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War. He was retired and was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his mother and his wife, Sharon Dorsey.

Mr. Dorsey is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Terri Dorsey-Riggs and William Riggs, Woodstock, Ga.; and his son and daughter-in-law, Byron "Joe" and Sherry Dorsey, Florida; granddaughter, Nicole Ingui, Woodstock; grandson, William "Buddy" Riggs, Florida; grandson, Chase Dorsey, Talmo; and great-grandson, Ricky Solorzano, Woodstock.

Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504, is in charge of arrangements.

Send online condolences to www.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com.

Funeral Home

Memorial Park Cemetery and Funeral Home
2030 Memorial Park Road Gainesville, GA 30504
(770) 287-8227

Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Nov. 19, 2012