Dale Dozier, West Texas pastor, dies

ABILENE—Dale Dozier, a pastor for 55 years serving mainly in West Texas, died Aug. 1 in Abilene. He was 90.

Born in Dickens, Texas, Dozier attended Decatur Baptist College and Texas Wesleyan College and was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army Air Forces. Dozier “ministered on 18 foreign crusades and was an associational missionary in Indiana,” according to his obituary.

Dozier married June Payne in 1950 in Seagraves, Texas. In addition to his wife, Dozier is survived by their children Danny and Lou Dozier of Abilene, Wayne and Rhonda Ausk of West Lafayette, Ind., Julie Dozier of San Antonio, and James and Tammy Dozier of Mooresville, Ind., as well as eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 13 step-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Aug. 5 at Potosi Baptist Church in Abilene with burial at Gaines County Cemetery in Seagraves.

TEXAN Correspondent
Erin Roach
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