Raymond Richard Dotts
Raymond Richard Dotts passed away peacefully on May 7, in the presence of his loving family at his home in Madison, at the age of 88. He is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Mary Augsburger Dotts; his four daughters, Gwendolyn Hughes (Joseph Meyers), Jennifer Jackson (Keith Hoffer), Margaret Thomas (James), and Rebecca McCudden (Michael); and his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his sister Mary Jane Stump.
Raymond, son of the late Horace and Margaret Dotts, was born June 18, 1934, in Quakertown, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Quakertown High School, Berean Bible School, and Muhlenberg College. He received his MBA from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
He was an ordained minister in the Bible Fellowship Church denomination and served in numerous roles. He was a founder of the Pinebrook Educational Foundation, of which he was a key member of the board from its establishment and served as Chairman of the Board for 24 years.
Raymond served as the Financial Officer at Delaware Technical and Community College for 23 years and was a school mentor for 24 years. He was a founder, interim pastor, and member of the Board of Elders of the Camden Bible Fellowship Church, where he served for 45 years.
Raymond’s hobbies and interests included woodworking, gardening, cutting firewood, browsing flea markets, telling jokes, and exercising his “black belt” in grocery shopping.
Raymond was a servant of the Lord and devoted his life, alongside his wife Mary, to serving Him and spreading His word. He taught, led, and was an example of God’s enduring grace and love to all.
Services were held Friday, May 12, at the Grace Bible Fellowship Church in Quakertown, Pennsylvania. For those who wish to donate in memory of Raymond, contributions can be made to the Pinebrook Educational Foundation and sent to Dr. Andrew T. Crossgrove, 140 Harleysville Pike, Harleysville, PA 19438. For the online memorial, see www.crstrunk.com.