Robert Leroy Dorman III (known to most as “Robbie”), 39, had his life cut too short by an irresponsible driver Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, as he was waiting to make a turn on his motorcycle.
He was born March 15, 1974, in El Paso, Texas to his proud parents: Robert L. Jr. and Kimberly Denise Johnson Dorman. He was a much loved son, brother, uncle and friend to many. He had a kind disposition. He was noted for his treatment of wait staff, store clerks and other workers or laborers, always having time for a smile, or a word of encouragement. He helped anyone, any time. He was a regular at Wawa’s who enjoyed Indian artifact hunting, “four wheeling” and he loved animals of all kinds. He was employed at Pep Up in Georgetown, as a truck driver.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his companion, Ashley Marshall and his daughter, Amanda Nichole Dorman of Millsboro; and his stepson, Skyler Ray Dorman, also of Millsboro. He is also survived by his siblings: Harvey Dorman and his companion Mandy Wroten of Mardella Springs, Md., Dustin White and wife Dana of Delmar, Md.; his paternal uncles: Charlie Dorman and wife Gail of Dagsboro (Charlie also being one of his best friends), Dawn Dorman of Dagsboro, and Darrell Dorman of Millsboro; paternal aunt: Donna Truitt of Millsboro; his maternal aunts and uncles: Debbie Willey and husband George of Lewes, and Wendy Jatot and husband John of Wilmington, N.C., William Johnson of Ellendale and Jennifer Johnson, also of Ellendale. (Another uncle, David A. Johnson, preceded him in 2012.)
Robbie has many nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members and friends around the region, and he his special friends are: Greg Lynch, Les Nichols and Henry Docken. Robbie was noted to love animals of all kinds, and had a special feline friend, Sebastian.
A funeral service and celebration of his life will be held at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, at 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 10, where friends may call from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. for calling hours and visitation with his family. Pastors David Souder and Chuck Reynolds will officiate. Interment follows at Dagsboro Redmen Cemetery, in Dagsboro.