A resident of his beloved New Mexico where he resided since 1959, he was born in Preston, GA in 1924.† He
was raised in Mississippi and moved to Indiana prior to World War II.
Drafted into the service in
1943, he served in London during the Blitz. He returned to Indiana where he met his lovely wife Dorothy Mae Rexing in EvansvilleIN. They spent 57 happy years together. They owned and
operated Dotís Yarn World in Albuquerque for over twenty years. He worked at Kirtland AFB as a
contract Administrator until retirement.
He is survived by his wife
and 4 sons, Ron, John, Tom, and Russ, 7 grandchildren and several nieces and
Graveside services will be
conducted on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2004 at at HolyCrossCemetery. Father Tony Ernst will officiate. VFW Post 2714 will
also conduct military services at the graveside. All Family and Friends are
invited to attend.