William Louis Dorey, 96, of Poteau, OK passed away Wednesday, February 11, 2015 in Poteau. Bill was born December 18, 1918 in Ft. Smith, AR to Wilferd Sr.& Bertha (Woods) Dorey. Bill was a veteran of the US Navy and served in WWII. He was a devoted family man who loved God. He was a loving man, beloved by many. He was a business man and an active church member until his health prevented his attendance. His wife, Wilma Lorene (Graves) Dorey, preceded him in death. They are now reunited by Christ’s gracious love and stand in His presence. He is also preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Thurman, Wilferd Jr. “Buster”, Herman; sisters, Ruth Fair, Louise Walker, Dorothy White; and sons, Donald & Bobby Joe.
Survivors include is children, William Edward Dorey, Wallace Dean Dorey, Wanda Jean Dorey; his beloved daughter in law, Sandra Michele Dorey; brothers, Leo, Bob, Rob and Harrell Dorey; sister, Wilma White; 11 Grandchildren; 27 Great Grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Services will be 10 am, Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau, OK with Rev. Phil McGehee officiating. Interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery, Poteau.
The family will be at the funeral home on Monday evening from 5-7 pm to visit with relatives & friends.