William Arnold Dodson

March 9, 1918 - September 21, 2005

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Services:

  A Funeral Service will be held in the Funeral Home on Saturday, September 24, 2005 at 7:00 PM with Wayne Cheseldine officiating. Interment will follow on Monday, September 26, 2005 at 11:00 AM in Fairfield Baptist Church Cemetery, Burgess, VA.

Visitation:

  Public visitation will be held in the Funeral Home on Saturday, September 24, 2005 from 5 - 7 PM.
  William "Bill" Arnold Dodson, 87, of Leonardtown, MD died September 21, 2005 in Washington, DC. Born March 9, 1918 in Edwardsville, VA he was the son of the late George Wilmer and Sarah Alice "Sadie" Williams Dodson. He was the loving husband of Dorothy Dodson, whom he married on May 1, 1982 in LaPlata, MD. He was the devoted father of Bill Dodson, Crossville, TN and Philip Dodson, Waldorf, MD, and Step-father of Frank Reynolds, Melbourne, FL and Suzanne Milstead, Waldorf, MD. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, one great-grandchild, his brother, Samuel Roy Dodson. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Evelyn C. Martin in May of 1976 whom on September 20, 1941. He was also preceded in death by his siblings, James Dodson, Raymond Dodson and Monnie Johnson. Mr. Dodson was the owner of Dodson Dry Cleaners until his retirement in December of 1986. There will be a Funeral Service on Saturday, September 24, 2005 at 7:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Chapel where the family will receive friends from 5:00 â?? 7:00 PM. Interment will be on Monday, September 26, 2005 at 11:00 AM in Fairfield Baptist Church Cemetery, Burgess, VA. Contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.