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James Albert Dorsey

Phoenix, Arizona

Sep 12, 1937 – Jun 13, 2018 (Age 80)


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Phoenix Memorial Park and Mortuary Obituary

Jim Dorsey, 80, was born September 12th, 1937 in Atchison, Kansas and passed away peacefully June 13th, 2018. Jim is preceded in death by his wife of 40 years Katherine Dorsey, son James Dorsey Jr., and grandson Christopher McElroy. Jim leaves behind 6 children: Debbie McElroy, Angie Whittington,...

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Words cannot express my deep sorrow. I fell in love with Jim the first time I met him. His absolutely crazy sense of humor was unmatched. Although we are not blood related he called me his Daughter and I called him Papa Jim and it was such an honor. Jim had an amazing fervor for life and those around him. Anyone who ever joined him for a night out doing Karaoke knows he was like the Energizer Bunny and could go all night long. I am happy he is reunited with Kathy who he has missed for...