Celebration of Life
Arthur Coleman Dorsey Graveside Service & Interment Thursday, June 14, 2018 • 1:15 P.M.
West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery
4000 Forest Hill-Irene Rd. • Memphis, Tennessee 38125
Arthur Coleman Dorsey
February 4, 1944, eentered the world becoming a blessing to his parents, Doris C. and Jesse C. Dorsey, Sr. as well as his siblings, Ethel, Doris Jean, Jesse Jr., and Janice. Arthur was a very charismatic little boy, and this characteristic carried on through his adulthood. He was always surrounded by a vast array of friends, and there never was a dull time with him. Arthur’s spiritual life was nurtured at Mt. Paran Baptist Church. He was later baptized at Mt. Moriah on Carnes in Orange Mound. Arthur’s educational life was nurtured in the Memphis City School System, starting at Florida Street Elementary before becoming a Golden Wildcat at Melrose for his last five years. After graduation, he decided to serve his country by enlisting in the United States Marine Corp. During this time, Arthur served in several capacities including a tour
in Vietnam only returning home upon the death of his grandmother. After his discharge, he became employed at Firestone where he remained until he was permanently disabled by an on the job injury. After his time at Firestone, Arthur spread his charm in several areas around the city making lasting impressions wherever he went. Arthur departed this life on Thursday evening, June 7, 2018, leaving behind a legacy of love and wealth of memories for family and friends. To cherish his memory, Arthur leaves two loving sisters; Willie Mae Dorsey and Charlene Hitchings and one loyal brother, Clarence Dorsey all of Memphis, two brothers-in-law; Harold Hitchings of Memphis and Charles Beane of Chicago, Illinois, and one sister-in-law, Brenda Dorsey of Atlanta, Georgia. He never had any biological children, so he poured his love and affection on his eight nieces and nephews throughout their lives...
“For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with Him.” 1 Thessalonians 4:14
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Order of Service
Prelude Scripture Prayer Song Expressions from Family or Friends Song Words of Comfort Closing Prayer Recessional