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Obituary for Danny Wayne Dotson

Danny Wayne Dotson died in the house that he built in Gloucester VA, December 25,2020. He fought a brief battle with cancer.

Born in Wise County, VA, the Dotson family moved to Hampton, VA where he graduated high school in 1964. He served in the Navy during the Vietnam war, where his vast education in everything began.

He worked at the Surry Nuclear Power plant in the 70’s, the US Geological Survey in Reston VA, in the 80’s and in the 90’s at CEBAF (Jefferson Lab) Newport News VA where he retired from.

He is survived by his wife Vera, son Peter (Shelly), daughters Michelle and Heather, grandchildren Iris, Sydney, Gabriel, nephew Johnny and many other nephews and nieces.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother Emory and Ruth, his older brothers Johnny and Curtis, his younger brother Emory (Snuffy), and his older sister Emma Lou Harrell, who died earlier the same morning.

A Celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Faulkner Funeral Homes, Bristow-Faulkner Chapel, Saluda, VA.