The Valdosta Daily Times
Julian Lloyd Dorminey, 85, of Norman Park, Ga.passed away on Jan. 12, 2013 at Colquitt Regional Medical Center.
He was born in Worth County near Warwick. Mr. Dorminey moved to Colquitt County upon completion of a tour of duty in the U. S. Navy. He was a retired public school teacher and administrator serving Colquitt County School and its children for thirty years. He was active in school-related activities.
He became a member of Buck Creek Baptist Church in 1950. He served as Sunday School teacher, as a deacon, and as treasurer for 35 years. He was also active in the Colquitt County Baptist Association and the Colquitt County Retired Teachers Association, and the Georgia Retired Teachers Association. He was president of Colquitt County Retried Teachers Association for several years and served in several leadership capacities at the state level.
After his retirement, he especially enjoyed being Santa Claus. Even when “off duty,” children recognized Santa. He always took time to talk with children and encourage them to be good. His image can be seen in offices and homes throughout the community as children young and old sat on his lap and shared Christmas wishes. He is preceded in death by his wife, Lexie Juanita Folsom Dorminey, brothers, Marvin, George, Gus D. Dorminey Jr., sisters, Sara Stone, Dorothy Powell, and Inez Layfield.
He is survived by his sons, Lex Lloyd Dorminey and wife Debbie of Albany; daughters, Julia Juanita Dorminey of Norman Park, Sally Nathanne Dorminey and husband Ernie Moman of Valdosta; brothers, Gerald Dorminey and wife Evelyn of Sigsbee; sister-in-law, Wynell Dorminey of Pidgeon Forge, Tenn.; grandchildren, Jennifer Dorminey, Ashley Dorminey, Sarah Moman, Nathan Moman; special care giver, Barbara Willeby of Tifton and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 at Buck Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Jon McCranie officiating assisted by Hilton Foster and the Rev. Danny Moree. Interment will be held in Buck Creek Church Cemetery. Casketbearers will be James Sutton, John Paul Sutton, Ricky Hembree, Glenn Chafin, Greg Keigans, Lamar Hickey. Honorary Pallbearers will be former students: Terry Baker, Jackie Sumner, Jerry Sumner, Bobby Norman, James Hunnicutt, Jerry Baker, Donald May, Dwaynbe Roberts, jerry hall, Wayne Folsom.
Visitation will be held this evening from 6-8 p.m. Guests may visit online at www.bakerfuneralhomeofmoultrie.com — Baker Funeral Home, Moultrie.