Robert Albert Dorsey (Bob), 76, of New Bern, NC (formerly of Walkersvile, MD) passed away on Saturday, July 29. He is survived by his wife Elizabeth Dennis Dorsey of 51 years, and son Robert Blaine Dorsey, Newport News, Virginia. Born in Frederick Maryland June 13,1947. He was the son of the late Nathan Dorsey and Willena Holloway Dorsey. Robert (Bob) was a graduate of Frederick High School class of 1965. He retired in 2003 from the U.S. Army Garrison, Dept of the Army, Fort Detrick, MD. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from Feb 1966 to August 1969. During his service he received the National Defense Service Award, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Metal, Presidential Units Citation, Combat Actin Ribbon and Honorable Discharge. He served in K Company, 26th Regiment, 6th Marine Division. Bob is a member of Centenary United Methodist Church, New Bern. He currently is attending Global Solid Rock Methodist Church, New Bern. He is a member of Francis Scott Key American Legion Post 11, Frederick, MD, Craven County Law Enforcement Organization, Vietnam Veterans Floyd H. Austin Chapter 886, New Bern, NC. Bob was a former member of Glade Valley Athletic Association, NARFE, AARP, as well as serving as Equipment Manager for the Frederick Falcons. Bob loved to travel, and was an avid Yankee Fan
Bob is survived by three brothers, Ronald Dorsey (Donna) of Frederick, MD, Eugene Dorsey (Marylou) Hagerstown, MD, Leslie Dorsey, Frederick, MD, sister-in-law Patricia Will (Donald) of Westminster, MD. He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
A son, David S, Dorsey, Walkersville, MD preceded him in death. A brother William Dorsey (Fran), mother in law Alice Dennis, brother in law, David Dennis (Norma) sister-in-law , Pauline Summers sister in law (Edward), Rick Will, nephew, and Kaelyn Ashway, great niece, all preceded him in death.
The family will receive friends on Friday, August 4th from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM at Stauffer Funeral Home in Frederick, Maryland. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, August 5th at 9:00 AM. Interment will follow in Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Frederick, Maryland with military honors. A celebration of life will be held at a later date in New Bern
Memorial contributions may be made Francis Scott Key American Legion Post 11, 1450 Taney Avenue, Frederick, MD 21702. We encourage donors to place 4 Bob 4 Veteran support in the memo line so that they can notify the family.