Russell B. Dorsey
1943 - 2015
Lucas Funeral Home - Hurst
1321 Precinct Line Road
Hurst, TX
Russell B. Dorsey died peacefully Sunday, July 19, 2015, surrounded by family and friends. Memorial service: 11 a.m. Saturday at Lucas Funeral Home in Hurst. Memorials: May be made in his name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for funding of cancer treatment for children. Russ was born in Greenport, N.Y., to Iva and Russ Dorsey. A musician his entire life, Russ took up drums at an early age and especially loved Big Band music. In 1975, Russ married Nancy Hakans and moved to North Texas five years later. Russ' passion for music was rivaled only by his love for baseball. Survivors: His wife of 40 years; brother, Dan; sister, Robin; son, Dan and his wife, Katherine; daughter, Eileen; son, Steven and his wife, Crystal; daughter, Laura and her husband, Chad; and granddaughters, Katie, Kristin, Nicole, Evelyn, Emily and Cadence.
Published by Star-Telegram on Jul. 23, 2015.
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I had the great pleasure in meeting Russ last year in Texas. I am an English man who loves Jazz and loved his music. A very sad loss to many. my thoughts and prayers are with the family. Nathaniel Moneypenny
July 27, 2015
Robin May God bless you and your family in your time of sorrow.
Linda & Bob Wise
July 24, 2015
I am sad to here of Russ passing away. When he served on the Appraisal Review Board he would come into the office and I knew we would be smiling when he left. I know his family and his band will miss him. Sherry Brown
Sherry Bropwn
July 24, 2015
Nancy, our prayers are with you and the family. Russ and his music will be missed by a many. He was a good friend. John and Barbara Wolfe
July 23, 2015
Nancy, we are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. He brought many hours of beautiful music to lots of people. It is our pleasure to be considered his friend. He will be missed.
July 23, 2015
Dear Dorsey family,

We are sorry for the loss of your brother. With sad hearts, David and Doodle Vestal (cousins of the Fair family).
July 22, 2015
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