James “Jim” Leroy. Dodson, age 73, of Hillsboro, Missouri, passed away on August 04, 2020, in St. Louis. He was born on November 16, 1946, in Eminence Missouri. He was a Concrete Finishing Foreman and was retired from AHAL Contracting. He was a member of Cement Masons & Plasterers Local Union 528. Jim was a U.S. Army veteran who served in Germany and then volunteered for a tour of duty in Vietnam. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, Cardinal fan, gardener, and cook. He was a long-time member of Wil-Nor Outdoors, he loved to tease and joke with people. Jim had accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior.
He is survived by:
Wife-Patricia “Trisha” S. Dodson (nee Sullivan), of Hillsboro, Missouri.
Son-Cole Dodson, of Hillsboro, Missouri
Son-Corey (Natalie) Dodson, of Festus, Missouri
Sister-Cathy Wakefield, of Ellington, Missouri
Sister-Sherry Foster, of Ellington, Missouri
Sister-Brenda (Mike) May, of Van Buren, Missouri
Also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
Preceded in death by:
Father-Dexter L. Dodson
Mother-Raye C. Dodson (nee Campbell)
Brother-Dexter R. Dodson
Brother-Dwayne L. Dodson
Visitation-Monday, August 10, 2020, from 4 to 7 pm at Robert D. Brown Funeral Home, 103 4th Street, Hillsboro, Missouri, 63050. The family request that those attending to please wear a mask.
Funeral-Monday, August 10, 2020, at 7 pm in the funeral home chapel. Rev. Richard Grayson officiating.
Interment-Tuesday, August 11, 2020, at 12:30 pm at the National Cemetery, Jefferson Barrack’s Missouri.
We will meet on the parking lot of the funeral home at 11 am and depart for the cemetery at 11:30 am.
The national cemetery will only allow a maximum of fifty attendees. All must wear a mask.
Memorials to: Morse Mill Baptist Church would be appreciated.