Rainey Francis Dorsey
Rainey Francis Dorsey
  • January 12, 1930 - March 3, 2017
  • Martinsburg, West Virginia

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Rainey Francis Dorsey, Jr., age 87, of Chester Gap went to be with the Lord on March 3, 2017 at the VAMC Palliative Unit in Martinsburg, WV with his daughter Rainer by his side.

A funeral service will be conducted on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at City of Refuge Baptist Church, 4434 True Blue Rd., Culpeper, VA 22701 with Pastor David Waller presiding. Inurnment will follow in Culpeper National Cemetery at 12:00 p.m. with military honors.

Rainey was born on January 12, 1930 in Westminster, MD a son of the late Rainey Dorsey, Sr. and Katherine Squirrel Dorsey. He was a truck driver for Rechtien International and was a celebrated Million Mile Driver who never had an accident or ticket during his professional driving career. Rainey loved to talk and joke which helped him make many friends. He was well loved by his very large family.

Rainey is survived by his daughters, Fredia James (Arnold) of Asbury Park, NJ and Rainer Perry (Byron) of Chester Gap; his son, John Dorsey of Asbury Park, NJ; his brothers, Roland Dorsey of GA and Robert Dorsey of FL; his sister, Anna Wilson of FL; and Glen Jackson of MD. He also leaves behind a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, step-children, step-grandchildren and other relatives and friends.