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Emily Richards

June 28, 2017

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You'll find this license plate in Bluffton near the St. John's United Church of Christ. It belongs to the congregation's pastor, Rev. Carol Clements.

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Steve Dotson 1965-2017

Steven E. Dotson, 51, died April 13, 2017, at his residence. Steven was born Oct. 26, 1965, in Lima to the late Robert and Helen (Nungester) Dotson. 

Steven graduated from Bluffton High School and most recently worked at Diamond Manufacturing in Bluffton. He had also worked at Accubuilt in Lima and Buckeye Body in Beaverdam. Steven enjoyed racing and building race engines. 

Survivors include his son, Blake Kendrick of Ada, a brother, Robert (Janet) Dotson of Lima, a sister, Pam (Bob) Hadding of Lima, two nieces, Destiny (George) Caldwell of Lima, Andrea Hudson of Beaverdam; two nephews, James and Chris Hadding both of Lima; and three great-nieces, Makenzy, Kaylee Tatum. 

Steven was preceded in death by a sister, Sonya Hudson.

Services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 19, at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton. Pastor Randy Allen officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday from noon to 2 p.m. - 2 p.m. at the funeral home. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.