Cecil Dorsey

Obituary of Cecil Dorsey

Cecil Cordell Dorsey, 83, died Sunday, January 22, 2017 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy Illinois.

He leaves his sons, Charles Dorsey of Sherrard, IL; and John Dorsey of Perry, IL. and his daughters Karen Jameson, Cathy Solomon, and Carol Green all of Springfield IL. He also leaves 15 grandchildren, and several great grandchildren.

Cecil was raised in Perry IL, the son of Cecil T. and Lula M. (Ingram) Dorsey. He is preceded in death by his wife Geraldine (Thrasher) Dorsey, and granddaughter Ashley Solomon.

Cecil was a long time resident of Springfield IL and retired from teaching science at George Washington Middle school. His greatest joy was his children and grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at Airsman-Hires Funeral Chapel in Griggsville IL at 1:00 PM on Saturday, January 28th. A visitation will be held prior to the service at noon. Memorials may be made to the Dorsey-Browning cemetery fund. The Airsman-Hires Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.