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Russell Dotson

Russell Louis Dotson

Saturday, August 26th, 1939 - Monday, October 26th, 2020
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Russell L. Dotson
1939-2020

Cameron, Missouri- Russell Louis Dotson, 81, of Cameron, passed away October 26, 2020 at NKC Hospital after a short illness.
Russell was born on August 26, 1939 at Mt. Judea, Arkansas to Roy and Edna (Davis) Dotson.
He wore many hats, He pastored churches for almost 30 years in Cameron, Hamilton and Excelsior Springs, working most of those years full time as a self- employed logger and truck driver. He was a hard worker, always willing to support his family and the work of God. He loved flying and owned his own small plane after getting his pilot’s license.
Russell was preceded in death by: his parents, Roy and Edna Dotson; brother, Jimmie Dotson and sister, Eileen Campbell.
He married the love of his life on May 20, 1960 in Harrison, Arkansas. To this union four children were born; Joann, Michael, Mark and Timothy, which he was so proud and thankful for.
He loved people and tried to make friends with everyone he met. He attempted to help anyone in need and would say maybe I can help them find God.
Survivors: wife, Ruth Dotson, of the home; one daughter, Joann (Dale) Akey, Cameron, Missouri, three sons, Michael (Jennifer) Dotson, Liberty, Missouri, Mark (Kim) Dotson, Cameron, Missouri and Tim (Erica) Dotson, Higbee, Missouri; 28 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; 2 great- great grandchildren that he loved dearly and they spoiled him rotten. Other survivors; brother, Raymond Dotson, Huntsville, Arkansas; sisters, Anne McPherson, Edith Budro, both of Apache Junction, Arizona and Gelene Campbell, Mt. Judea, Arkansas, numerous nieces and nephews and a multitude of friends.
Funeral Service: 1:00 PM, Saturday, October 31, 2020 at Turning Point Church, Cameron, Missouri. The service will be live streamed. Visitation: Friday evening, October 30, 2020, (5:00 PM- 7:00 PM) at the Poland-Thompson Funeral Home, Cameron, Missouri.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Turning Point Church.
Online condolences: www.polandthompson.com
Arrangements by Poland-Thompson Funeral Home, Cameron, MO
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, October 30th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Friday, October 30th, 2020 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Poland-Thompson Chapel
    Address
    222 W. Third
    CAMERON, MO 64429
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  • Service

    Saturday, October 31st, 2020 | 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, October 31st, 2020 1:00pm
    Location
    Turning Point Church
    Address
    9529 SW Highway 69
    CAMERON, MO 64429
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