Matt Gerard Dorsey

Published 5:03 pm Thursday, July 2, 2020

Matt Gerard Dorsey was born on November 2, 1973 to the late Elmo and Marilyn Dorsey in Port Arthur, TX.

He departed this life on June 15, 2020 in Lewisville, TX.

Matt enlisted in the U. S. Army on July 24, 1997.

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During his tour of duty, he was deployed overseas to Germany and several times to Iraq.

He earned the Bronze Star, the Iraq Campaign Metal with five Campaign Stars, as well as numerous other awards and metals.

Matt received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, a Master of Business Administration degree, Operations Research, and a Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics.

Matt retired as a Major on January 31, 2018.

After retirement Matt relocated to Lewisville to be close to his family and was employed with Lockheed Martin as an Operations Research Analyst.

He was a very loving person with a huge heart and was often laughing.

Matt leaves behind his sister, Lauri Hampshire of Port Arthur, TX, brother, John Dorsey (Mary) of Lewisville, TX, nephews, Cody Hampshire (Brittney) of Glastonbury, CT, Nicholas Hampshire (Alex) of New Braunfels, TX, nieces Madelyn Eads-Dorsey of Melbourne, Australia, Summer Richoux (Robby) of Frisco, TX and Megan Tubbs (Steven) of Carrollton, TX; aunts, Evelyn Leopold of Fort Worth, TX and Ellyn Leopold of Arlington, TX; great nephews, nieces and a host of cousins and friends.

Matt’s wishes were to be cremated and have a military service.

Due to Covid-19 the ceremony will take place at another time and his ashes will be buried at the DFW National Cemetery.

One of Matt’s passions was volunteering at USO Warrior Centers.

In lieu of flowers: Donations in his honor can be made online by going to: and select the “In Memory Of” radio button and include his name. If you prefer to mail in a donation, the checks can be mailed to:

USO Department WS
PO Box 96860
Washington DC 20077

Include “In Memory of Matt Dorsey” with the check.

Matt will be greatly missed, and we will always remember him in our hearts.