Sign At Century Cemetery Honors Work And Life Of Willie Dortch

September 17, 2023

A sign at the Century Cemetery honor the life and work of Willie Dortch.

Dortch passed away September 10, 2022. A proclamation from the town described him as a “pillar” in the town. A heavy equipment operator by trade, he spent his own time and materials as groundskeeper at the Century Cemetery and worked to serve his community in any way that he could.

The Century Cemetery is located off Kelly Field Road on the north side of Showalter Park. photos, click to enlarge.


4 Responses to “Sign At Century Cemetery Honors Work And Life Of Willie Dortch”

  1. Monica Dortch on September 17th, 2023 10:43 pm

    Thank you to Rochelle Wiggins and Jonathan Wiggins for such a beautiful memorial that you made and dedicated to my dad, our family greatly appreciates the love and care that you showed to him during his days with us. He was very fond of you two. I appreciate you caring for him the way that you did, our family will be forever grateful for your kindness.

  2. Vicky on September 17th, 2023 6:11 pm

    That’s awesome for Mr.Wille I knew him as Cowboy he was a very nice and giving man he’s truly missed

  3. Monica Dortch on September 17th, 2023 8:19 am

    On behalf of the Dortch Family, I’d like to thank the Town of Century for acknowledging my dad Mr. Willie C. Dortch. Thank you all for your kind words and gesture.

  4. wow on September 17th, 2023 7:49 am

    This is really nice. What a giving man.