Dorsey, William “Bill”

Dorsey, William “Bill”

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Mr. William Bradley Dorsey, 90, of Monrovia, Md., died Sunday, March 5, 2006, at Montgomery Village Health Care Center, Gaithersburg, Md. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth Waters Dorsey who died in 2000.

Born Dec. 6, 1915, in Germantown, Md., he was a son of the late George Slagle and Grace Jones Dorsey.

Mr. Dorsey also known as “Pop” to many, was a well known dairy farmer for over 50 years. He was a longtime resident of Boyds, Md.

Surviving him are seven children: Bobby Dorsey of St. Petersburg, Fla., Mary Virginia Madden of Apple Springs, Texas, Larry Dorsey of Boyds, Md., Eddy Dorsey of Monrovia, Md., Mack Dorsey of Palisade, Colo., Jean Purkey of Gaithersburg, Md., and Jo Ann Bice of Rancho Mirage, Calif.; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Ella Fleishell of St. Leonard, Md., Virginia Harding of Frederick, Md., and Helen Gagliemo of Alexandria, Va.

Mr. Dorsey was preceded in death by one great-grandson.

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