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Ernest Dotson

October 20, 1936 — March 24, 2022

Ernest Sylvester Dotson, 85 of Mount Airy, Maryland passed away Thursday, March 24th, 2022 at Frederick Health Hospital. He was a loving husband to Elaine Dotson for 65 years.

Ernest was born October 20th, 1936. he is the son of the late James Edward Dotson, Sr. and the late Claire Catherine Snowden Dotson.

In addition to his parents, he preceded in death by his parents; his son, Kevin Dotson; brothers, Michael (Dike) Dotson, Emory (Stu) Dotson; sister, Gloria Dotson.

Ernest attended Robert Moulton High School, where he then furthered his career with Montgomery County Public Schools for many years before retiring.

He loved his football, wrestling, westerns and riding his motorcycle. He was a one of the oldest members of Earth Wheels and Fire motorcycle club for many years.

Ernest loved spending time with his wife, Elaine, family, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends. Ernest leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Elaine Dotson; brother, James (Jimmy) Dotson; son, Marvin Dotson; daughter, Sherry Dotson; son, Manuel Anderson; four granddaughters, Rishena, Nekisha, Qiana, and Latressa; a host of great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews; relatives and friends. Ernest is survived by his very close friend, of many years, Charles Ward. Ernest and Charles both were members of Earth, Wheel and Fire.

Going Home Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike in Frederick. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services on Saturday at the funeral home in Frederick.

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Saturday, April 2, 2022

1:00 - 2:00pm (Eastern time)

Stauffer Funeral Home, Frederick

1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD 21702

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Saturday, April 2, 2022

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1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD 21702

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