Terance Lee Dozier Sr.|
LORAIN - Terance Lee Dozier Sr., 66, of Lorain passed away unexpectedly March 8, 2014.
He was born to the union of James Earl Dozier Sr. and Wilna Elizabeth Dozier in Lorain, Ohio on March 7, 1948. He was a long time resident of Lorain, Ohio, where many knew his name and smiling face.
Terance confessed Christ at an early age at Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Lorain. He graduated from Lorain High School in June of 1967, while attending school he played football and ran track. He also attended Oberlin School of Commerce, majoring in Business Administration. His hobbies included photography, tennis and chess. He loved to photograph his family, friends, especially his grandchildren. He previously worked for Ford Motor Company as a production clerk , he later left Ford Motor Company to serve in the Army in Berlin, Germany. He received an honorable discharge. Terance then returned to the states and worked for his father's business, Dozier and Sons Cement Contractors. He started working for General Motors in Elyria, Ohio and later transfer to Parma, Ohio were he made an abundance of friends and lasting memories over his 40 years of service. Terance was truly the type of person to stop a stranger in the street and ask how their day is going. He had a very kind heart and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He leaves to cherish his memory his four children; Justin McKenzie of Glendale, AZ; DeShaun (Toccara) Tye of Sandusky, OH; Tomeka (Kertus) Lumpkin of Glendale, AZ; Terance (Briana) Dozier Jr. of Anchorage, AK; his loving brother Leslie "Pinky" Dozier of Lorain, OH. His 13 grandchildren; Justice, Isaiah, Justin, Takiyah, Nasia, Kenya, Nubia, Isaac, Talajah, Dezire, Kameyah, Taeyah and his soon to be born grandson Dante'.
He was preceded in death by his Father James Earl Dozier Sr., his Mother Wilna (nee Ulmer) Dozier and his brother James Earl Dozier Jr.
Visitation will be held Saturday March 15, 2014 from 10:00am until 11:00am at Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Chruch, 1516 E. 30th Street, where the family will greet relatives and friends until time of Funeral Services at 11:00am; the Rev. Donald K. Young, Pastor, to Officiate.
Burial will be in Resthaven Memory Garden Cemetery in Avon.
Arrangements entrusted to Brown-Robinson Funeral Home, 2652 Broadway Lorain, OH 44052,(440) 244-1831. Online Condolences can be made at www.brownrobinson.com
Published in The Morning Journal on Mar. 13, 2014