Roy William Dodson, 84, of Martinsburg, West Virginia, died Tuesday, October 19, 2010 in the VA Nursing Home, Martinsburg, West Virginia.
Mr. Dodson was born June 4, 1926 in Stephens City, Virginia, the son of the late John Daniel and Mary Frazier Dodson and the step son of the late Tish Dodson.
He was a general contractor for Robert H. Hummer.
He served in the U. S. Army as a Staff Sergeant in the Cannon Co. 47th Infantry Regiment 9th Division.
He was married to Madeline “Dutch” Willingham Dodson. Mrs. Dodson died in October 1977.
Surviving is a son, Gerald William Dodson and his wife, Bonnie of Berryville, VA; two daughters, Barbara Dodson Lewis and her husband, Scott of Jacksonville, FL and Mary Dodson Brinklow and her husband, Glenn of Winchester, VA; a sister, Thelma Bucher of Winchester, VA; four grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
Two sisters, Mary Louise Nelson and Eleanor White, and three brothers, J. Daniel Dodson, Archie Dodson and Ray Dodson preceded him in death.
A graveside service will be held 2:00 P. M. Friday, October 22, 2010 in the Green Hill Cemetery, Berryville with Rev. Jonathan Bunker officiating.
Military honors will be provided by the Clarke County Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends from 7:00 -9:00 P. M. Thursday evening at the Enders & Shirley Funeral Home, Berryville.
Memorial contributions may be made “In memory of Roy Dodson” VA Medical Center, 510 Butler Ave., Martinsburg, WV 25405.
Arrangements are being handled by the Enders & Shirley Funeral Home, Berryville.
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