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Charles Louis Dorsey

Charles Louis Dorsey

January 31, 1935~August 12, 2021

Charles Louis Dorsey, 86, my beloved brother passed on August 12 in Jacksonville after a long debilitating illness. He was born to L.P. and Estelle Stamper Dorsey (both deceased) on January 31, 1935 in Live Oak, Florida. He was a Christian from a very young age. His favorite Bible passage was Psalms 23.

He enlisted in the US Navy at age 17 serving from 1952-54 on the U.S.S. Rochester on two cruises to the Far East and Korean War Zone. After discharge in 1956, he worked for the Pentagon, Delta Airlines and Seaboard Railroad before he was of age to join the Old Duval County Road Patrol in 1960. He became a patrolman with Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office after consolidation. He served 33 years retiring in 1994 as a Detective Sergeant in Forgery. Charles was a devoted caretaker of his Mother prior to her death in August 2004.

He was a member of the FAPH (Florida Association of Professional Hypnosis) and the NFCA (North Florida Corvette Association). He was an avid fan of the Brumos Racing Team. All three groups involved traveling all over the United States and Mexico. For several years he purchased the first new Corvette in Jacksonville the last one in 1972. He was a collector of memorabilia (Lots) from all his travels. Charles had a quick wit with a quiet personality. He has made many friends over his journey.

He is survived by his sister Connie Michener. His nephew Michael Michener (Cathy) and their daughter Michaela. His niece Michele Powers and her children, Corey, Madison and Andrew Powers. Aunt Mary Stamper and her children John Jr Stamper and Joanie Mocas. Aunt Naomi Stamper and her children Carolyn (Ronnie) Greene, Homer (Gayle) Stamper, and Virginia Sutton all of O’Brian. Cousins Barbara Garrison, Martha Cranford of Live Oak, Genon Bridges (Matt), and Broward Strickland of St. Augustine. Long time friend Carol Green of Lake City.

Funeral services will be held, Monday, August 23, 2021 at 1:00pm in the chapel of Fraser Funeral Home, 8168 Normandy Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32221 followed by interment in Riverside Memorial Park with US Navy and JSO Honors. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Sheriff’s Boys Ranch if desired

Visitation Details
Monday, August 23, 2021 12:00 PM
Fraser Funeral Home 8168 Normandy Blvd Jacksonville, FL 32221
Service Details
Monday, August 23, 2021 1:00 PM
Fraser Funeral Home 8168 Normandy Blvd Jacksonville, FL 32221

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Mike Russell (Brother in Blue)

October 14, 2022, 6:34 am

Thank you for your service SGT. My prayers will be with your family

Robert McCoy (Co Worker)

October 14, 2022, 6:35 am

I worked with Charlie in the late 60,70,80. He was in the Detective Div. I worked in the Fingerprint And Photography Lab. I always enjoyed our talks at the County Road Patrol Dinners. RIP BROTHER YOU EARNED IT

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