Devan Ray Dotson, 42, North Manchester, died at 1:32 p.m. Sunday, July 18, 2021, in Warsaw.

He was born on July 2, 1979, in Sacramento, Calif., to Kim Rae Bradford Dotson and Dennis Dotson.  He was married to Kandy Dotson, though they divorced.

Devan’s life will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Friday, July 23 at Full Gospel Tabernacle Church, Claypool, and officiated by Pastor John Dotson. A graveside service will follow at Graceland Cemetery in Claypool. Friends and family may visit prior to the service from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  

Arrangements were entrusted to Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, Warsaw.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Warsaw Police DARE Office, 2191 Fort Wayne Street, Warsaw, IN 46580.  Devan was passionate about the DARE program and always thought that it was the best way to reach our youth about the dangers of drugs.

Online condolences may be sent through the funeral home’s website at