Robert Dean Dodson, 71, of Salem, Oregon, formerly of Monticello, died August 13, 2014 in Salem.
He was a construction superintendent working in various states, including Arkansas, California, Colorado and Oregon.
Mr. Dodson attended Word of Life Fellowship Church in Salem, Oregon. His hobbies were fishing, hunting, camping, reading western novels and watching the western channel on television. His favorite past time was spoiling wife, children, grandchildren, puppies and anyone else he felt needed spoiling. To many he was a favorite uncle, a stand-in dad and an “adopted” grandpa.
Mr. Dodson was born in Monticello on October 10, 1942 and was the son of the late Rufus Earl Dodson and Dellar Crews Dodson.
He is survived by his wife, Geraldine Dodson; two daughters, Cheryl Diane Dodson and Patricia Ann Kane; two grandchildren, Jeremy Martin Kane and Jacob Robert Kane; brothers Earl Dodson of Grapevine, Texas, James Dodson of Monticello, and Johnny Dodson of Lodi, California; sisters Joann Keel, Betty Berry, Faye Beedle of Monticello and Jean Collins of Little Rock.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Vaughn Dodson; his sister, Daisy Mae Russell; and his brother, Pete Dodson.
Funeral arrangements are not complete.