Friday, July 15, 2022

Obituary - Mark A. Dozier

Mark A. Dozier, 59, of Paola, Kansas, passed away Thursday, July 14, 2022, at Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park, Kansas.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, July 21, 2022 at Paola Firehouse Gym, 202 E. Wea, Paola, Kansas, 66071. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am, Friday, July 22, 2022, at the Paola Firehouse Gym. A private burial will take place at a later date.

Mark was born Tuesday, February 12, 1963, in Paola, KS, the son of the late Jesse Paul and Nina May (Dicke) Dozier. He grew up in Paola and graduated from Paola High School with the Class of 1981.

He worked as a fire fighter with the Paola Fire Department for 24 years. He had also been a paramedic with the Miami County EMS for 15 years.

Mark enjoyed competition BBQ smoking and was the owner of 9-1-1 Barbeque and Catering. His hobbies were fishing, hunting, working race tracks (Kansas Speedway & Des Moines Race Track), and traveling.

He was preceded in death by his parents and step-sister Verla Bennington.

Survivors include his step-brother Paul Dozier of California; an uncle Ralph Dicke of Mildred, Kansas; many other relatives and a host of friends.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Miami County Cancer Foundation or Miami County Cops For Tots c/o Dengel & Son Mortuary-Crematory, 305 North Pearl Street, Paola, KS 66071.

Family and friends are encouraged to post their condolences and memories on Mark’s Tribute Wall at

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