Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013, at McEvans School in Shaw with Rev. Timothy Wright officiating. Burial will follow in Antioch Cemetery in Shaw.
Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2013, at Byas Funeral Home in Cleveland.
Survivors include his wife, Willie Jones Dorsey of Shaw; a son, Cliff Thomas of Miami; daughter, Daisy Grigg of Chicago; stepson, Tommie Lee Carter of Greenville; stepdaughters, Ashanti Dorsey, Lasheba Ferguson and Carla Miller, all of Shaw; sisters, Essie, DeLois and Christine Dorsey, all of Chicago, Rosie Thomas of Shaw and Henrietta Dorsey of Memphis; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.