Robert Dothage (Veteran)
Robert "Bob" G. Dothage, age 61, of Rich Fountain, passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City. Bob was born March 1, 1950, in Warrenton, a son to Burton F. Dothage and the late Clara (nee Dieckmann) Dothage. Bob's father survives in Warrenton. Bob graduated from Warrenton High School in 1968, and received his Associates degree from Linn Technical College in 1970. Bob served in the Army from 1970-1972, and was stationed in Holland. Bob was employed as a mechanic in the Osage County area his entire life most recently with Casper's Conoco in Linn. On September 30, 1972, Bob was united in marriage to Kathy Barham in Linn. She survives of the home. Bob was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church in Linn, where he served as chairman of the Board of Trustees at the church, the Linn Lions Club and the Jefferson City Car Club. His hobbies included collecting toy tractors and trucks, antique cars, attending and participating in tractor pulls and mud runs, cutting grass and most importantly spending time with his family especially his granddaughters. In addition to his father and wife, Bob is survived by three daughters, Jana Dothage of Chicago, Ill., Kate Rockwood and her husband Ron of Wardsville and Lee Dothage of Belle; two granddaughters, Madeline and Clair Rockwood of Wardsville; and two sisters, Carol LeGrand and Sharon Polston, both of Warrenton. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, May 12, 2011 at Morton Chapel in Linn. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, at St. John's United Methodist Church in Linn, with Rev. John Swatosh officiating. Interment will follow in Linn Public Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made to St. John's United Methodist Church. Arrangements are under direction of Morton Chapel in Linn. (573-897-2214). www.mortonchapel.com
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