Graveside services for James Cleveland Dorsett will be held at 10 am Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Terry County Memorial Cemetery with Brother Gail Faries officiating.
James passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019, in Lubbock. He was born December 21, 1931, in Weches, TX to James Edward and Tinnie Ola (Mosely) Dorsett. He graduated from Brownfield High School. James served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He married Iva Joyce Hobbs in Brownfield at Calvary Baptist Church February 7, 1953. He was a barber for 48 years. James was a deacon at Friendship Primitive Baptist Church in Brownfield. James loved the Lord and was dedicated to his church and family. James was always willing to help those in need. James was an active member of the local American Legion.
James is survived by his wife, Iva Joyce Dorsett; three sons, James Mark Dorsett and wife Melisa of Denver City, Steve Dorsett of Brownfield, Bruce Emory Dorsett and wife Tashsa of Lubbock; two grandchildren, Jacey Soliz and husband Chano of Lubbock, Darcy Stockman and husband, Jack of Early; three great-grandsons, Lucas James Soliz, Jaxson James Stockman, and Maddox Van Stockman; brother, Wayne Dorsett of Lubbock and Margorie Murphy of Grand Prairie.