Mr. Dorris2
Richard L. Dorris, Sr.
  • 76 years old
  • Date of birth: May 12, 1939
  • Date of passing: May 10, 2016
Love and memories last forever...

Richard Lee Dorris Sr.,  76, of Clayton,  passed away May 10,2016.  Born in Johnstown PA, on May 12, 1939.

Richard was a truck driver for 46 years  for varies companies in NJ and PA and drove over the road, He enjoyed talking about trucks and where he traveled to. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great grand children, and making Sunday breakfast for the whole family, He also enjoyed watching old time movies.

He is predeceased by his parents, Elmer and Margaret,  brothers Gene and Bob, and sisters Yvonne May and Judy Carver.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years Mary Lee (Fishell). Daughter Debra, son Richard Jr and wife Denise, daughter Carole Simpson and husband Harry, son Russell and wife Heather and  daughter Cindy Dorris. Grandfather of Harry Simpson (Tamara), Rebecca Clark  and her husband Stephen Clark, Jamie Simpson, Tyler Dorris, Destiny Dorris, Colleen Simpson, Trevor Dorris and Camryn Dorris. Three Loving Great Grandchildren Catherine Clark, Anthony Flores, and Cooper Simpson.
Also survived by his brother Barry Dorris (Lee), sister Barbara Hipple, and brother Jim Dorris (Linda).

Memorial  Service will be held on Sunday May 29, 2016 at Clayton Fire House 107 West High St. Clayton NJ 08312, from 12 to 4 pm.

In Lieu of flower you can make a contribution to the National Stroke Association or any foundation of your choice.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Susette Johnson on 13th May 2016

"Aunt Mary Lee and all my cousins Richard, Debbie, Rusty, Carol, And Cindy. We are so sorry for your loss. I know Uncle Dick is at peace and is a angle watching over everyone. I will always remember how he loved to cook Sunday breakfast and he made pancakes the size of the plate. I pray that you all find comfort in remembering the good times and knowing he is free of pain and suffering.

Love Susette and Ray"

This tribute was added by Linda Dorris on 12th May 2016

"Mary Lee;  We are here if you need us.   We will always remember the good  times.   I picked a little poem for Amy and will share with you now (it was in her Memory Card):

  When I came to the end of the road
  And the sun has set for me, I want no rites in a gloom filled room, Why cry for a soul set free.

  Miss me a little...but not too long, and not with your head bowed low.  Remember the love that we once shared, Miss me but Let me go.
For this is a journey that we all must take, and each must go it alone.
It's all a part of the Master's Plan, A step on the road to home.

  When you are lonely and sick of heart Go to the friends we know, and bury your sorrows in doing good deeds,  Miss me but let me go.

Dick's soul is free of pain and suffering.   God Bless you and your family.

Jim, Linda and family."


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