Clayton Dotson

July 31, 1955 ~ March 26, 2022 (age 66)


Clayton Dotson age 66 of Pawpaw, Ky. departed this life on March 26, 2022, at his home surrounded by his loved ones.

Clayton was born on July 31, 1955, at Grundy, Va. a son of the late Claude and Sophia Estepp Dotson. He was also preceded in death by brothers Bernie, Billy, and James Dotson and two siblings who died at birth.

He leaves to mourn his passing and honor his loving memory his wife Nancy Dotson of Pawpaw, Ky.

A son Clayton Dotson Jr. of Pawpaw, Ky. a daughter Katie Sophia Dotson of Capac, Michigan and three grandchildren. He is also survived by brothers Arlie (Janice) Dotson, Bobby (Joyce) Dotson, David Dotson all of Pawpaw, Ky., and Clinton (Lillie Jean) Dotson of Grundy, Va., and sister Bonnie (Bert) Marion of Ohio.

Clayton was a retired coal miner. He loved to spend his spare time with family and friends. He especially loved his grandchildren. He enjoyed hunting and horses and having a drink with his buddies. Clayton will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Services will be Monday March 28, 2022, at the Union Light Freewill Baptist Church. Family will begin receiving friends at 6:00 PM. There will be a special service at 7:00 PM. with Willie Prater and Tommy Conn officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of Jones & West Funeral Home of Phelps, Ky. Our guest book may be viewed at


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