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MSGT James William Dorrycott, Jr

MSGT James William Dorrycott, Jr

Birth
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 11 May 1999 (aged 73)
Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, USA
Burial Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, USA
Plot Unknown
Memorial ID 13950375 · View Source
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This was my Dad. Lost contact many years ago. I was unable to get to the funeral. He was just an average man with above average problems. If you needed help he would take time to do what he could. He was a 20 year serviceman in the Air Force. Married twice and the father of 5 children. He loved us the best way he could. As time goes by the hurt hurts less and the sorrow of a life lost realized. I hope he found peace in his final days. He was the child of a broken family and did the best he could for us.
Perhaps the thing I remember most was his voice. It was deep and loud. He did many things after the service. He worked in banking, retail and security. He didn't know his own mother until he was a young man. His father took him from her. Times back then weren't easy for them. He met a brother after joining the service. He did not have many close relationships but he got by.

God Bless You, Dad. I miss you very much.

I do not know much about my Dad's family. I'd met a few when I was younger. I'd like to get in contact with others. My Dad was far from perfect but he was my father and he like so many others deserved better.

I'm glad I have pictures of you. It has been so long since we saw each other. I remember the depth of your voice. I remember the first baseball glove I got from you. Vacations, ball games, Christmases, working on the car. The first Christmas after Mom and you divorced.

I wished we had been inseparable like in the movies, but that's not how life is. We were human and stubborn. You had your life to live. I didn't want you in mine. And then you were gone and the regret began to grow. Neither of us perfect, but we were perfectly flawed.

I pray for you, that you are better.


James W Dorrycott Jr
Ohio Death Index, and 1958-2007
Name James W Dorrycott Jr
Event Type Death
Event Date 11 May 1999
Time 09:30 AM
Event Place Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio, United States
Registration Place Home
Registration Date 12 May 1999
Residence Place Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio, United States
Address 755 Alameda Ave
Residence Postal Code 44510
Gender Male
Age 73
Marital Status Married
Race White
Hispanic Origin Not Hispanic
Military Service Yes
Military Service Branch Air Force
Social Security Number 288-20-1293
Birth Date 03 Jun 1925
Birthplace Pennsylvania, United States
Father's Surname Dorrycott
Mother's Surname Yaw
Injury in Ohio Yes
Type or Place of Injury Unspecified Place
Hospital Status Other/Residence
Referred to Coroner Not Referred to Coroner
Autopsy Performed No Autopsy performed
Method of Disposition Burial
Certificate Number 042998
Volume Number 31980
Registrar Certificate Number 01272
Certifier's Role Physician
Census Tract 8034
Registration District 5001
Affiliate Line Number 45422
Affiliate File Name deaths99.dat
Source Reference Ohio Department of Health

Military Service Record
Name: James Dorrycott
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 3 Jun 1925
Death Date: 11 May 1999
SSN: 288201293
Branch 1: AF
Enlistment Date 1: 17 May 1943
Release Date 1: 31 Aug 1963


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  • Created by: Tim & Gail
  • Added: 14 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13950375
  • Joyce Dorrycott
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for MSGT James William Dorrycott, Jr (3 Jun 1925–11 May 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13950375, citing Tod Homestead Cemetery, Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Tim & Gail (contributor 46836128) .