Wayne Norman Dodson
On January 23, 2015 the gates of heaven opened up for him to be reunited with his parents, wife, brother and son, age 90 in Corsicana TX.
Beloved husband of the late Marjorie (nee Meyer). (Former husband of Betty Lou Dumke, nee Genger). Father of Donna Marie (Thomas) Llinas, and Nancy Leas. Grandfather of Shannon (Mark) Brown, Deedee Rood, Marco, Jesse, and Crystal Leas, and Andy and Roger Kligora. Great grandfather of Jessica Rood, Alexis Crossland, Sean Clements, Kristen Clements, Austin Leas/Fleckenstein, Tyler Leas/Fleckenstein and Jessica Leas. Great-great-grandfather of Jaden Gardner and Caden Romagnoli. Also survived by other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by his parents Edmund and Verona Dodson, son Gary G. Dodson and his brother John “Jack” Dodson.
He was a deeply religious man. He was raised with the Christian Science faith.
The love he felt toward Jesus Christ inspired him to enjoy reading the bible daily.
He passed the words of God along to others in thought, word, and deed.
Joined the Army Air Corps in March 1943, stationed in England 1943-1944. Honorable discharge in January 1946.
When he wasn’t helping with the horses his father boarded at the West Allis State Fair grounds he was working at the International Harvester along side his father and brother.
For years he braved the cold, snowy, Milwaukee mornings to deliver milk to your chute working for the Golden Guernsey Dairy.
Moved to Phoenix in 1964 where he lived until July 2014. At that time his daughter Donna Marie moved him to The Heritage Oaks Retirement Center near her in Corsicana Texas.
He had retired from Good Year in the 1970’s after many years of being a tool & die maker.
Clubs and organizations he enjoyed being a member of:
Boy Scouts of America West Allis WI
Esser- Lademan VFW Post in Milwaukee WI (past commander)
Masonic Lodge in West Allis WI
Classic Car Club – Phoenix AZ
Moose Lodge – Phoenix AZ
Elkes Lodge – Phoenix AZ
Phoenix chapter of the Shriners – EL ZARIBAH
Also enjoyed camping, fishing, skeet shooting, traveling.
If he and his wife Marj were not at the Phoenix Suns basketball game they were enjoying ballroom dancing.
A small family service will be held in Phoenix Arizona.
Guest Book at: https://www.heritagefuneral.com