Roy Dozier, Jr


Roy Lee Dozier, Jr. was born on June 14, 1959 in Augusta, GA to Gracie Ruffin Burk and the late Roy Dozier, Sr.

Roy accepted Christ as his personal savior at an early age and joined the Ever Faithful Missionary Baptist Church.

Roy attended Glen Hills High School in Augusta, GA. In 1977 he left Georgia and made Columbus, OH his home. Roy would later join the Temple of Faith Church of God in Christ where his mother and Uncle Alonzo still attend. He was also employed as a chef at the Hilton Garden Inn, in Dublin Ohio.

Roy was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Lindsay and Lula Bell Brown, Edwin and Flossie Smith; paternal grandparents, Charlie Norman and Nancy Dozier.

Roy leaves to cherish his memory, children, Jade Carter and Justin Carter; grandchildren, Djournee, Jaedyn, Tayvion, Justin Jr., Jahaun, and Jaxson; parents, Gracie (Ronald Burk) Ruffin-Burk; siblings, Calvin Tate, Beverly Tate, Gwendolyn Coleman, and Tywana Ruffin; step-brothers, Ronnie, Sterling, and Brian Burk; special uncle (more like a brother), Alonzo Brown; special friends, Joe Young and Venus Holiman; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends to cherish his beloved memory.

Visitation 9:00am and Funeral 10:00am Saturday, January 2, 2020 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave.

Interment at Evergreen Burial Park.


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Condolence Messages

  1. Remembering your family in this time of sorrow.
    In times of distress we need comfort that soothes our hearts. May the peace of God guard your hearts.
    Thinking of you all.

  2. Rest in heaven my friend. Never forget what a hard worker, sweet man and how you fed me when we worked together. May God bless your family.

  3. My prayers and condolences go out to the family in this time of sorrow keep you in my prayers God bless you all

  4. Sharlene Johnson

    Shar and Lo, sending you our love and condolences to the Family, Roy will dearly be missed He always visit with us whenever we come home May his memories, his love and kindness forever be remembered We love you Betty and our prayers are with all y’all And my heart goes out to you, with Love Shar and LO & Family

  5. Richard Johnson

    My condolences go out to Roy and his family, they will always be in my heart.

  6. My deepest condolences to the family. I promise I will be available to do whatever you all need.

    Love you,

  7. I pray God be with our family thru these hard times.

  8. Betty Ann Kettles and Family

    My prayers are with y’all he will be missed Love you big cousin grandma, grandpa and my dad and the rest of the family are with you rest in peace.

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