Andre LaRue Dotson of Preston, Maryland went home to rest on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at the age of 61, at home.
Andre was born in Easton, Maryland on October 14, 1956 to Shirley Dotson Small and the late William Randolph President.
Andre graduated from Colonel Richardson Senior High School, Class of 1974. He entered into the US Army in 1974-1976.
Andre moved to the DMV area in 1980. He became employed at Howard University Hospital as a House Keeper. Andre also worked as a Mail Clerk for AEI Company until his illness. During his illness he became a care giver and compassionate person to his family and friends. Andre had a passion for sports, his favorite teams were the Washington Redskins, Washington Wizards and the Washington Nationals. Andre enjoyed telling jokes, playing numbers, watching television, the most of all Andre was an outstanding cook.
Andre leaves to cherish treasured loving memories with his mother, Shirley Dotson-Small; wife Christine Dotson; daughter, Alesha Renee Dotson; two grandsons, Shamauri and Dashawn Dotson; two brothers, James Small (Eyvonne) and Efrain Taylor; five sisters, Diane Cannon, Lisa Jones, Robin Thomas, Vernell President and Keila President; four sisters in-law, Patricia, Joan, Belinda and Antoinette Davis; three uncles, Wilbert Murray, Nelson Sharpe (Janet) and Elvis Sharpe (Audrey); special children, Tanaja, Myeisha (god daughter), Sha'Mya, and Ka'Mysha Davis and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to his father, William President, he was preceded in death by his son, Andre J. Dotson, grandparents, Matthew and Mary Sharpe/Mae President, father in-law, Arthur J. Davis Sr., mother in-law, Nellie R. Davis, brother in-law, Arthur J. Davis Jr., sister in-law, Edith Davis and his godson, Rayon J. Davis