Rick Dorsey

01/16/1945 –


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  • Visitation
Date: 07/13/2020
Time: 6:00 pm
 – 8:00 pm
  • Funeral Service
Date: 07/14/2020
Time: 2:00 pm
 – 3:00 pm


The family of Roderick “Rick” Dale Dorsey will celebrate his life of 75 years at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at Lake Ridge Chapel. A time of fellowship and remembrance is scheduled from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm today, July 13, 2020, at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. He passed away on Thursday, July 9, 2020.  In support of the health of the family, face coverings are mandatory while attending the visitation and service. The service will be live-streamed and be available for thirty days on this page. You are encouraged to sign the virtual guestbook and share memories and expressions of sympathy by selecting the icon.

Rick Dorsey was born on January 16, 1945, to Maurice and Lottie “Louise” Dorsey in Sweetwater, Texas. He married Mary Zapata on April 9, 2012, in Lubbock, Texas. A decorated Vietnam war veteran, Rick dedicated much of his life to serving his country with over 20 years of faithful and dedicated service in the U.S. Air Force, followed by service as both a government contractor and a civil servant.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Dorsey; three sons, Tom Dorsey, and wife, Dilsat; Rick Dorsey, Taylor Dorsey; five daughters, Sharon Perez and husband, Danny; Shawna Dorsey, Cheyenne Dorsey, Kimberly Mahan, and Zabrina Ybarra; nine grandchildren, Brooke Jordan, Zachary Perez, Kaitlin, and Ryan Dorsey; Zayden Mendez, Samuel Trotty, Adam Cory Reyna, Jr., Jahziah White, Stefen, and Rosie Aviana Mahan; two sisters, Ramona Howard and husband, Charles; and Ronda Pullen.

He was preceded in death by his father, Maurice, and Lottie “Louise” Dorsey.

Celebration of Life


13 thoughts on “Rick Dorsey”

  1. Prayers go out to the Dorsey family. ????????
    We love you Shy, Shawn, Taylor, Sharon, and little Ricky.❤️❤️❤️

  2. Sharon Proctor

    Remembering the sweetest little boy who grew up to be a loving teenager, then …a man. A man who loved his family and his country. How we will miss you!

    Auntie..(as he called me)

  3. May peace be yours Ramona and Ronda as you recall sweet memories of your brother. Love and Prayers for all of the families ! With love, Your cousin Becky in Tennessee.

  4. Hernandez family

    Shawna, Cheyenne, & Taylor, and Dorsey family
    You all are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
    Love y’all,
    Juan, Gloria, Linda and Jordan Hernandez

  5. Gertrud & Alexandra

    “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal,
    love leaves a memory no one can steal”

    In stiller Anteilnahme
    Gertrud und Alexandra Schneider

  6. Joe&Fiona Baldwin

    MY love and God’s BLESSINGS go out to you and your Family in your time of need.

    From Joe and Fiona Baldwin…and our Beloved USAF KC-10 Family.
    May our Brotherhood…..be forever!

  7. Chey,Shawna, Taylor and Dorsey family
    I am sadden for the loss of your dad. I know he was a wonderful and special person to you. May you keep all the happy memories in your heart. Peace and comfort to you all at this time,
    Luv ya,
    Nancy Villegas

  8. My condolences and prayers to his wife MWhary, his children,grandchildren, and family.
    May Rick rest in peace-

  9. Vanessa Florez

    I am so sorry for your loss. We love you and will keep you in our prayers.
    Love, Sonny and Vanessa

  10. I pray for comfort and peace during this time. I pray God give you peace and rest and love beyond all understanding. I love y’all familia! To: Sharon, Ricky, Shawna, Taylor, and Cheyenne. Luv, Monica, Chris, Josiah, and Aria.

  11. Rael and Cyndi

    To Shawna , Taylor and Cheyanne along with the entire Dorsey family. We’d like to extend our condolences to you. We’re saddened to hear of the passing of your dad, Rick. Our prayers are with you during this difficult time and in the days to come. May the Lord give you peace, rest and comfort. God bless you.
    Rael and Cyndi

  12. Thank you to everyone for your kind words! Dad would be so happy to know you took the time to leave a message. Whether you knew him for a minute or a lifetime he left a lasting impression on everyone he met.

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