John James Dozier

Published 6:13 am Wednesday, June 5, 2019

John James Dozier, 89, of Kill Devil Hills, died June 3, 2019. He was born July 2, 1929 in Norfolk, Va. to Bertha and John Dozier. He married Betty Clare Hamilton in Norfolk on September 5, 1950. John served honorably in the Korean War as a brave US Marine. Stateside he was a devoted family man and successful salesman in the home building industry.

John is survived by wife Betty Dozier; children Clare Dozier, Melissa Friedery and husband, John Friedery, and John Dozier Jr.; grandchildren Rachael, Mike, Lauren and Kristin and five great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by grandson Anthony Mazza.

The family is planning a memorial gathering back home in the Norfolk area in the near future.

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Condolences to the family may be expressed via the online register at Gallop funeral services was entrusted with arrangements.