William James “Fats” Dothard Jr., 67

YOUNGSTOWN – William James “Fats” Dothard Jr., 67, passed away at St. Elizabeth Health Center Friday, Nov. 23.
Mr. Dothard was born Aug. 29, 1940 in Campbell, a son of William James Sr. and Lucille Howell Dothard.
He worked for the Calex Corp., enjoyed putting puzzles together, watching the Pittsburgh Steelers games, and bowling. He was Baptist by faith.
Mr. Dothard leaves to mourn his loss his wife, Ora; two daughters, Carla Dothard, who is currently serving in the U.S. Army in N’Djamena, Chad in Africa, and Angela Dothard of Youngstown; a brother, Chauncey Dothard of Youngstown; two sisters, Vivian Kimbrough of Campbell and Tanzetta “Tammy” (Darrell) Dickens of Youngstown; two step brothers, Charles (Ivory) and Marvin Jones, both of Youngstown; a step sister, Lynette Jones of Youngstown; two grandchildren, Richard Houser III of Columbus and Danielle Dothard of Youngstown; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Eddie Dothard; and two sisters, Wilma and Bonnie Dothard.
Services will be at noon on Tuesday at the Howard-Rhoden Memorial Home, where friends may call one hour prior to services.



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