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Obituary for Joshua James Dotson

Joshua James Dotson age 14, of Mullica Hill passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2019. Born in Hurst, TX he was a 9th grade student at Clearview Regional High School. In his spare time, he played the piano, enjoyed reading, collected various items, and loved candy, especially Skittles. Joshua had an excellent imagination and wasn't afraid to ask questions. He had the most amazing mind. Josh was generous, always wanting to help people and wanted his friends and family to be happy. Most of all he loved being with his family, especially his brother and sister.

Joshua is survived by his parents, Brian Dotson and Lisa Vernon-Dotson, his brother, Bobby Dotson, his sister, Kerrissa Dotson, grandparents, Donna Vernon, Sandra and Gene Hetherington (Meme and Pops) and James Dotson, aunts and uncles, Deborah Stacey, Carolyn Cleland (Bruce), Scott Dotson (Lynn), Janet Ford (Steve), Greg Dotson (Sharon), George R. Vernon (Kelli), Ken Vernon (Julie) and Trisha Eckelberry (Cris) and, many great aunts and great uncles, and many, many cousins.

Family and Friends may visit from 5 pm to 7 pm on Monday, November 11th, at Smith Funeral Home, 47 Main Street, Mantua, NJ where a memorial service will be held at 7 pm. As an expression of sympathy, contributions can be made to Puppies and More Rescue at or the New Jersey Sharing Network Memories and condolences can be shared at