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Obituary for John Anthony Dotson

John Anthony Dotson, 74, of Dawsonville, GA passed away on Friday, June 5, 2020 at his residence after an extended illness. He was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church, Dawsonville, GA and the Dawsonville Masonic Lodge #222 F&AM. John also was a veteran of the United States Airforce.

He is survived by his loving wife, Dianne Dotson, and daughters, Rachel Elizabeth Dotson and Rebecca Olivia Dotson, of Dawsonville, GA; sister, Jane Rocker of Statesboro, GA; nieces and nephews, Rhonda Rocker of Statesboro, GA, Rita Rocker of Atlanta, GA, Renita and Dennis Davis of Hahira, GA, April and David Cole of Hiram, GA, and Brandon and Jessica Miles of Omaha, NE; sisters in law and brothers in law, Denise and John Farley of Roswell, GA, Beth Hesling and Calvin Miles of Bartlesville, OK; and numerous other relatives survive.

Due to the Covid-19 restrictions a Memorial Service will be held at a later date, along with a Graveside Service with Military Honors at Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, GA. Additional updates will be provided.

Online condolences may be left at

Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA