Dorsey D. Haney
BATAVIA, IA — Dorsey D. Haney, age 96 of Batavia, passed away at 7:00 a.m., Monday, November 12, 2012 at Jefferson County Health Center in Fairfield.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM, Thursday, November 15 at Grace Funeral Care in Batavia, with Pastor John Cooper officiating. Burial will be at Batavia Cemetery. Friends may call after 1:00 on Wednesday at Grace Funeral Care in Batavia, where the family will be present for visitation from 4:00 to 6:00 PM Wednesday evening.
Dorsey was born on July 1, 1916 at home near Libertyville, the son of McKinley and Lorena Umphrey Haney. He was educated in the rural country schools in the area. On March 16, 1940 he married Juanita DeGood in Fairfield, and she passed away on April 1, 2010.
Survivors include one son Ronald Haney and wife Vicki of Batavia; one daughter Rosalita Ball and husband Gene of Batavia; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one brother Merle Haney and wife Patti of Fairfield; and his caregiver Gennie Crawford.
He was preceded in death by his wife and one sister Doris Hootman.
Dorsey farmed all of his life. He had also worked for a period of time at the Packwood Elevator and at Pickens Firestone Store. He was a member of the local farm bureau. Dorsey loved to hunt, fish, go treasure hunting, travel, and spend time with his family and his animals.
A memorial fund is being established for The Lord’s Cupboard in Fairfield.
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