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“My family and I are so saddened finding out about Bill's passing. Him and my brother, Joe, were best friends. I hope they are together. I can't...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Sharon Lucas - Wickliffe, OH

“RIP Bill!!! Bonnie and Family, my thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: Tasia Bergoch - Solon, OH

“Bonnie, I am truly sorry to read of the passing of your son. No parent should lose a child. You and your family are in my prayers.Brenda Allen Lette ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“Bill you were a true friend to me and you sure will be missed by many that is for sure brother. Until we meet again you will be in my thoughts and...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Toby Rannigan - Painesville, OH

“Bill, my little Bill, you know I love you so very much, you were the world to me. My life along with everyone elses will NEVER be the same, you took...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Aunt Candee

“r.i.p fam... will never forget you!!! Heaven has a new angel! ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Apryl - good friend

“Candee I am very sorry for your loss and your families loss.. prayers.. ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: Pamela Pahel..tome - Painesville, OH

“I am so sorry for your loss. Words can never express what this really means to lose your child. My heart goes out to all of you. And my prayers as...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Barb Thweatt - Mentor, OH

“I am so very sorry for your loss.. Bill was such a great kid growing up! His life was too short and he will be missed. ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Marcie - Painesville, OH

“Dear Bonnie and Family, I am sending you healing thoughts and prayers. I am so sorry for your loss and want you to know I am here for you to lean on....Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Amy Jo Joyce - Campton, NH

“Bonnie, I am so very sorry for your loss,Although I never met your son Bill, i remember how u use to speak of him, I can not imagine what you or the...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Teresa - Painesville, OH

“Rest In Peace Little Bill you are loved by many and will be missed. I am sure that all of our family is waiting in heaven with their arms open to...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Debi Poole - Lakeworth, FL

“May you rest in peace Lil Bill! And to the family I'm sorry for your loss! ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Amanda - Madison, OH

“Bill, my Little Bill. Your loss is so devistating to me, the bond that you and I had meant the world to me. My life will never be the same without...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Candee Dotson - Thompson, OH

“My contact to Bill is through my Brother Jim's Second Daughter Bonny. My personal contact to Bill was on Face book asking to play games.I feel that...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Jack L. Hutson - Seattle, WA

“While we only got to knew about Bill through my brother James and his wife Barbara. We are deeply sadened by his loss. We our selves lost a daughter...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: John & Barbara Hutson - San Jose, CA

William J. "Bill" Dotson, age 28, a resident of Thompson, passed away Monday, February 11, 2013, at home. He was born January 18, 1985 in Painesville, to Bonnie Hutson and William Dotson.

Bill worked for his father's construction business. He enjoyed video games, working out and cooking. He loved to gaze at the night sky, and had an interest in computer programming.

He is survived by his parents, Bonnie (Robert) Sheid of Painesville, and William Dotson of Thompson; brothers, Jeremiah Dotson of Fairport Harbor, Michael Dugan of Painesville; sister, Gabrielle King of Mentor-on-the-Lake; Maternal Grandfather, James (Barbara) Hutson of Maryland; maternal step grandfather, Robert Sava Sr. of Salem, OH; aunts, Candee Dotson of Thompson, Sharon Benadum of Painesville, Joan (Joe) Brown of Painesville, Rhonda Killian of Georgia, Jessica (Matt) Lidner of South Carolina, Nicki (Jeff) Schafer of S. Euclid, Amanda (Web) Jones of South Korea; uncles, Ralph Bredon of Mentor, James (Julie) Hutson of Maryland, and Robert Sava Jr. of Lakewood.

He was preceded in death by brother, Patrick Dugan; aunt, Sandi Reed; paternal grandparents, William and Maxine Dotson; maternal grandmother, Mary Sava.

There will be a Celebration of Bill's Life from 4-8 p.m., Saturday, March 16, 2013 at Stratton Place, 33 East Main, Madison, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Bill's memory to the family.

Arrangements are being handled by The Behm Family Funeral Home, 26 River Street, Madison, Ohio.