MITCHELL – Rickey D. Dorsett, 58, Mitchell, passed away at 6:00 a.m. Friday, December 23, 2005, at his residence.
Born April 16, 1947, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Gilbert and Irene (McNeely) Dorsett.
He was a U. S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250. He had been employed at Regal Beloit and the Lawrence County Highway Department.
A 1965 graduate of Mitchell High School, he had participated in track and football and was named All-State Full Back and All Conference in football.
Keely Armstrong, Orleans
Eric L. Dorsett, Paoli
Adam Dorsett, Mitchell
Heather Hughes, Bedford
sister, Vickey (Susie) Lancaster, Palm Desert, California
Mike Dorsett and his wife, Sue, Bedford
Bob Dorsett and his wife, Virginia, Pollok, Texas
sister-in-law, Pauline Dorsett, Lawrenceport
His parents; sisters: Mary Lou Case and Beverly Ann Earl; and brother, William R. “Buss” Dorsett, preceded him in death.
Graveside service will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 28, at Lawrenceport Cemetery with Chaplain Lee Hupp officiating. Military honors will be accorded by Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250 and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.
Friends may call from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Tuesday at Chastain Funeral Home.