Webster L. Dorsey Jr. of Easton, Maryland passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at Shore Medical Center in Easton. He was 88. Webster was born August 23, 1925 in Cambridge to Webster E. Dorsey, Sr. and Lena Ross Dorsey.\n \n He attended Frederick Douglas Sinclair High School in Cambridge, Maryland and upon completion entered the United States Army. After living many years in Salisbury, he moved his wife and children to Easton to begin an illustrious 30 year career with Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company of Maryland.\n \n During this time, Webster began his relationship with the Lord by joining Zion United Methodist church in Sharptown. Later joining Asbury Methodist Church in Easton, where his love for the Lord and his church blossomed, leading him to opportunities to better understand his faith and to give of his spiritual self. During this time he joined the Men's Committee, acted as a Lay Speaker then later a Lay Leader which is a role he committed himself to for 35 years. He also participated in the choir and was a past president of United Methodist Men.\n \n Outside of his church and family life, Webster devoted himself to other organizations he cared deeply for such as the Glenwood Elementary PTA where he acted as president and later, president of the Easton Elementary PTA that oversaw the activities of Glenwood, Mt. Pleasant, and Idlewild elementary schools. To honor his time spent in the military, he took on the role of Commander of Chapter 31 of the Disabled American Veterans in Cambridge.\n \n Once retired, Webster shared more of his time, passion and knowledge for people by volunteering with the Foster Care Review Board, American Red Cross, Talbot County Christian Men's Alliance, and Talbot Hospice. He was also a proud and long-standing member of American Legion Post 77, lifetime member of the NAACP, and a past Master of Easton Star Lodge #16 a�" Free and Accepted Masons.\n \n In his later years, Webster enjoyed spending quiet time at home in his favorite chair reading The Star Democrat. He could also be found staring out on the Tred Avon River or simply resting his eyes a�" his version of a catnap. He loved reminiscing with friends about the good ole days and sharing memories of his time playing the saxophone with his band the Metronomes and their travels throughout the Delmarva Peninsula.\n \n But nothing brought him greater joy then the time he spent with his family. Pop-pop, as he became known in his later years, was extremely proud of his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He loved their visits, hugs, stories and yearly cookout in his front yard that always included one of his favorite foods a�" Maryland crabs.\n \n Webster lived a happy and fulfilling life and will always be remembered for his kind and giving spirit.\n \n In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Virginia Stanley Dorsey. He is survived by a brother, Thomas Dorsey of Fruitland; five children, Webster L. Dorsey, III of Baltimore, Alison D. Peterson of Preston, Donna D. Parker of Laurel, DE, Portia Booth, and Linda Slaughter; five grandchildren, Jerisha Parker Gordon, Deeidria Y. Huffman, Shannon W. Peterson, Melina A. Dorsey, and Sharlene L. Peterson; seven great-grandchildren, Alyssa M. Buschmann, Kahlil L. Batson, Madison C. Huffman, Kayla R. Buschmann, Dayvey A. Gordon, King L. Batson and Dorsey M. Gordon and a host of other relatives and friends. Services will be held on Mon., Feb. 17th, noon at St. Mark's United Methodist Church, Easton with viewings as follows, Sun. Feb. 16th 2-4pm at Asbury UM Church Easton and two hours prior to service on Mon. Interment will be Tues. Feb. 18th 1 p.m. at the Maryland Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery in Hurlock, MD.