William Thomas Dotson, III
Carrollton & Farmers Branch
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1965 The Lion's Roar
R. L. Turner High School
Carrollton, Dallas Co., Texas
Freshman Class

Listed but not pictured in Later Yearbooks

 

OBITUARY

Dallas Resident Killed in Action
Funeral arrangements for Sp. 4 W. T. Dotson, 22, of 13814 charcoal Ln., who was killed Sept 21 while on active duty in Vietnam, are incomplete at Rhoton-Weiland-Merritt Funeral Home in Carrollton.
A lifetime resident of Dallas, Dotson had been stationed in Vietnam for 17 months. He attended R. L. Turner high School.
Survivors: Parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Dotson, Jr. of Farmers Branch; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Dotson of Rockport, Aransas County; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Weaver of Farmers Branch.

 

The Dallas Morning News - September 27, 1970
Submitted by Edward Lynn Williams

 

OBITUARY

DOTSON
William Thomas III, 13814 Charcoal Lane, Farmers Branch. Survived by parents Mr. and Mrs. William Thomas Dotson Jr., Farmers Branch; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Thomas Dotson Sr., Rockport, Texas, Mr. and Mrs. Charley Weaver, Farmers Branch. Services 10 a.m. Tuesday, Rhoton-Weiland-Merritt Chapel. Rev. D. L. Wadley and Rev. Orville Barger officiating. Interment Restland.
RHOTON-WEILAND-MERRITT
Carrollton  CH2-5261

The Dallas Morning News - September 28, 1970
Submitted by Edward Lynn Williams

 

William Thomas Dotson III
Sergeant
 
PERSONAL DATA
  Home of Record:  Dallas, TX
  Date of birth:   10/26/1947

MILITARY DATA
  Service:         Army of the United States
  Grade at loss:   E4
  Rank:            Sergeant
  Note:            Posthumous Promotion as indicated
  ID No:           451788063
  MOS:             67A1F: Aircraft Maintenance Apprentice (Flight Qual)
  Length Service:  **
  Unit:            C CO, 158TH AHB, 101ST AVN GROUP, 101ST ABN DIV, USARV

CASUALTY DATA
  Start Tour:      04/13/1969
  Casualty Date:   09/20/1970
  Incident Date:   09/20/1970
  Age at Loss:     22
  Location:        Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam
  Remains:         Body recovered
  Casualty Type:   Hostile, died outright
  Casualty Reason: Helicopter - Crew

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Notes:

  • In Memoriam - R. L. Turner High School - Class of 1968
  • Son of William T. Dotson (1924 - 2002) and Elsie M. Dotson (1925 - 1980) buried at Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas Co., TX
  • Brother of Clarence David Dotson (1950 - 1957) also buried at Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas Co., TX

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