- About Us
Clinton George DorseyOctober 30, 1931 ~ August 26, 2017 (age 85)
Clinton George Dorsey, age 85, of Troy, OH passed away on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at his residence. He was born on October 30, 1931 in New York, NY to Calvin Dorsey and Gertrude A. Gilbert Dorsey-Brown.
Clinton is survived by two sons: Orville Bennett and Keith Oliver.
Clinton received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from Wilberforce University; Master of Divinity Degree from the United Theological Seminary and further studies at Wright State University. He proudly served his country as a member of the US Air Force.
He retired after many years of service as a school counselor with Troy High School. He was also formerly employed with Westwind Limo Company, Benham’s and Smith’s Catering Company, Enterprise Rental and Merchant’s Security. Clinton served as a pastor for several area churches, including St. James A. M. E. Church in Troy. He was sole proprietor of Clint’s Bar-B-Que Hut and Clinton G. Dorsey Associates, both in Troy. Clinton traveled widely in the Midwest, Scandinavia and the West Indies. He was a Life Member of NAACP and served as Education Committee of the Tri-County Branch. Clinton initiated Black Education Seminars that were held in Piqua and Troy. He also had some political interests.
Memorial service will be held at 7 PM on Tuesday October 10, 2017 at Baird Funeral Home. Friends may call from 5-7 at the funeral home. Interment was held in Dayton Veteran’s National Cemetery, Dayton, OH. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lincoln Community Center, 110 Ash St., Troy, OH 45373. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.bairdfuneralhome.com.
Lincoln Community Center
110 Ash Street, Troy OH 45373