André Dotson

Published 11:20 am Monday, July 23, 2012

Services for André Dotson will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Family Life Cathedral, 2832 Ken Karyl Ave. with Pastor Betty Tyler officiating. Visitation will be from noon until 7 p.m. Tuesday at Lakeview Memorial Funeral Home.

Mr. Dotson died Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He was 55.

André Dotson was born on May 18, 1957 in St. Louis, Mo. He attended Oklahoma State University. André was formerly employed as the athletic equipment manager at Jackson State University. André was a member of Family Life Cathedral.

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André was preceded in death by his grandfather, Gadi Dotson; uncle, Nathaniel Dotson; and sister, Sharon Dotson.

He leaves to cherish a devoted wife, Jacqueline Burns Dotson; the four children he raised, Kevin Grant, Corey Burns, Latoya Williams and Jeremy Dotson, all of Vicksburg; his grandmother, Reva Allen Dotson of St. Louis; mother, Ann Brown of Covina, Calif.; a sister, Karen Dotson; aunts Oneida Williams (John) and Juanita Williams, all of California, and Rosie Reed and Alice Mayfield, both of Vicksburg; uncles John Dotson (Elizabeth) and Carl Dotson (Patricia), all of St. Louis; other relatives and friends including Ebony, Bertha Allen and the Allen, Burns and Gilliam families.