Ruben W. Dotson, 96, of Mt. Olivet passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at Robertson County Health Care Facility. Mr. Dotson was born in Robertson County on August 10, 1925 son of the late Omar & Lena Workman Dotson. He was a retired farmer and a Security Officer for Jockey International and Blue Licks State Park and a member of Shannon United Methodist Church. Ruben was well-known for his sorghum molasses.
He was preceded in death by his wife Margaret Tolle Dotson in 2014; a great-grandchild Titus Miller; four sisters, Clara Fooks, Sylvia Mastin, Billie Woods and Geraldine Clark; two brothers, Kenneth Dotson and Shirley Dotson. Survivors include a son Mike (Susan) Dotson and a daughter Sharon (Dwaine) Miller both of Robertson County; three grandchildren, Timothy Miller, Kevin Dotson and Lora Unthank of Robertson County; three great grandchildren, Andrew Unthank, Rachel Unthank and Eli Dotson and several nieces & nephews.
Services will be conducted at 1 P.M on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Shannon United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike McArter officiating. Burial will follow in the Shannon Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11 A.M. until time of the service Saturday at the church. Palmer Funeral Home & Crematory of May’s Lick is serving the family. Memorials suggested to Shannon UMC or Cemetery C/O Dick Clary 4065 KY 596 May’s Lick, KY 41055. Condolences to www.palmerfuneralhome.net
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