Glen Dotson, 84, of rural Akron, passed at 6:35 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home of Fort Wayne.
Glen was born March 31, 1936, in Pike County, Ky. to the late Joe and Elva (Dotson) Dotson. On Dec. 30, 1955, in Pikeville, Ky. he married Rebecca Lester, she preceded him in death on Dec. 26, 1995. He then married Kathy Baker May 4, 1996. She preceded him in death March 23, 2020.
He retired from Cyclone Seeder of Urbana. In years past he attended the Silver Creek Church of God. He enjoyed bluegrass and gospel music along with fishing and as a younger man hunting. He was an avid HAM radio operator and his handle was “Beekeeper.” Glen also was known for his small orchard and for harvesting honey from his bees. He spent many hours with his dog Penny.
Glen is survived by his daughter Sharon and husband Mitch Steele of North Manchester; grandsons: Matthew and Mark Murray; and half-sisters: Joyce Maynard and Karen Wolford, both of Kentucky.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wives Rebecca Dotson and Kathy Dotson; daughter Deborah “Debbie” Dotson, and brothers and sisters.
Visitation hours will be from 1-3 p.m., Friday, Feb. 5, at Hartzler Funeral Home 305 West Rochester Street Akron. A moment of remembrance will take place at 3 p.m.
Masks will be required for all in attendance.
A private interment will take place in the Silver Creek Cemetery, Silver Lake, alongside his wife Rebecca.
Donations can be made to the donor’s choice of charity in Glen’s memory.