Dorsey W. Meade|
Norfolk - Dorsey W. Meade, 99, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2013. He was born in Jenkins, KY to the late Frank F. and Bessie T. Meade. Dorsey was also preceded in death by his three brothers and four sisters.
Mr. Meade was a WWII veteran having served his country in the 29th division, U.S. Army.
Dorsey was a golf professional. For forty years he owned and operated Dorsey's Golf School in Chesapeake. He was a member of Virginia Heights Baptist Church and the Al Young Sunday School Class; and a member of the VFW Post 4809 in Norfolk.
He leaves behind his wife of 62 years, Mary Louise Meade; his son, D. Wayne Meade, Jr. of Belvedere, NC; a brother-in-law, John Bremner of Xenia, OH; three nephews, David Dickerson and Rodney Dickerson, both of Virginia Beach, and Ronald Meade of Edgewater, Fl; and two nieces, Jean F. Phelps of Virginia Beach, and Josie H. Pierce of Beaver Creek, OH.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, January 11, 2013, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Rd in Virginia Beach with Rev. Dr. Gerald Vintinner officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Virginia Heights Baptist Church or to a
. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyer.com.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Commonwealth Memory Care and for Medi-Hospice for the loving care shown Mr. Meade while he was a resident there.
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Jan. 10, 2013