September 1, 2014 in Obituaries

Obituary: Westcott, Dorman E., Jr.

Age 88
 


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WESTCOTT, Dorman E., Jr. (Age 88) Dorman passed peacefully on August 16, 2014 at the age of 88. He was born October 30, 1925 in Norfolk, Virginia to parents, Dorman E. Westcott Sr. and Freda V. Cherry. He graduated from Granby High School in Norfolk and went on to enlist in the Army Air Corps in 1944. He started his training to become a pilot but the war ended before he finished training. He then traveled west and took Aeronautical Engineering courses at a college in Oklahoma and worked at a dude ranch in Texas. He married Nancy L. Best in December 1951 and their daughter, Carol, was born in February 1953 in Kansas City, Missouri. Dorman worked for White Rodgers, a division of Emerson Electric, for many years as a salesman and traveled to many states to call on customers. He earned an award as top salesman of the year and trained many new salesmen for the company. Dorman married Jane A. Stoner in May of 1970 and they settled in Howell, Michigan where Dorman lived for 40 years. He spent the last 2 Ă‚Ë? years of his life living in Spokane, Washington with his daughter Carol and son-in-law Dennis. He is survived by his daughters Carol (Dennis) Anderson of Spokane and Lisa Johnson of Florida; grandchildren Gene (Regina) Korby, Arielle Anderson (Pat Wall) and Jamaica (Nikolaj) Bloch Jespersen; great-grandchildren Reese Korby, Liam Wall, Veda Bradley, Mathilda, Villades and Josephine Bloch Jespersen. Dorman is also survived by his sister, Marian (Robert) Rudd; nieces Peggy Rudd and Nancy (David) Sumner, nephew David Rudd; and good friend Jim Creps. He is preceded in death by his parents Dorman E. Westcott Sr. and Freda V. Cherry, and wives Nancy Trueman and Janie Westcott. Special thanks to Deanna Palm from Family Home Care. No services at his request. His ashes will be scattered in the Chesapeake Bay of Virginia at a later date.


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