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Laverne Iven Dorman

June 7, 1939 ~ September 17, 2020 (age 81)


     Laverne “Robert” Dorman, 81, passed away at his home in Nevada, MO on Thursday, September 17, 2020.  Robert was born on June 7, 1939 in Cherry Creek, NY to Robert Earl and Irene Ruth (Ranney) Dorman.  He married Ruth Ann Maxson on July 6, 1967 in Tampa, FL and she survives of the home.

     Robert was raised in New York and moved to Florida in the early ‘20’s.  He worked in the flooring business his whole life in Florida.  He and Ruth came to Nevada in August 2009.  Robert loved fishing, camping, and hunting.  He and Ruth were active in the Children’s and Bus Ministries in all their churches.

     In addition to his wife, Ruth, survivors include his children; Cynthia Dorman (George Goddard), Robert Dorman (Tanya), Pamela Boatwright, Cheryl Dorman, Ashtin Dorman, Chandler Dorman, and Gabriel Dorman, all in Nevada; ten grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren; one brother and two sisters; and several nieces and nephews.

     Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.  Following the service there will be a “Celebration of Life” Dinner at Life Church, 421 Centennial Boulevard, Nevada.

     In lieu of flowers those who wish may contribute in Robert’s memory to Heartland Hospice in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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Funeral Service
September 22, 2020

4:00 PM
Ferry Funeral Home
301 South Washington
Nevada, MO 64772

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