Rufus Dodd Obituary

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Rufus "Tink" Cam Dodd

December 10, 1920 - August 16, 2013
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Rufus "Tink" Cam Dodd, 92, passed away Friday, August 16 at his home. Funeral Services will be held on Sunday at 2 PM at Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street with burial at Riverside (North Gate). The family will greet friends on Saturday from 5 to 7 PM at the funeral home. Mr. Dodd was born in Atlanta to the late Marie Robinson Dodd and Colonel Nelson Dodd. He was given the nickname Tink as a young boy because he tinkered with everything. Mr. Dodd started his career in civil service with aeronautical training in Tennessee and moved back to Georgia in 1943 and started at Robins Air Force Base. He retired after 41 years from Robins...
Rufus "Tink" Cam Dodd, 92, passed away Friday, August 16 at his home. Funeral Services will be held on Sunday at 2 PM at Snow's Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street with burial at Riverside (North Gate). The family will greet friends on Saturday from 5 to 7 PM at the funeral home.

Mr. Dodd was born in Atlanta to the late Marie Robinson Dodd and Colonel Nelson Dodd. He was given the nickname Tink as a young boy because he tinkered with everything. Mr. Dodd started his career in civil service with aeronautical training in Tennessee and moved back to Georgia in 1943 and started at Robins Air Force Base. He retired after 41 years from Robins Air Force Base as a Branch Chief over production control. Mr. Dodd served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and retired from the Navy Reserve in 1980. He was a Mason and a member of Masonic Lodge #298.

Mr. Dodd was preceded in death by his son, Larry. Survivors include his wife, Betty Garmon Dodd of Macon; 3 children, Dianne Watkins (Carroll) of Little River, SC, Pamela Swann of Alpharetta, and Deborah Minix (Mike) of Lizella; daughter-in-law Barbara Smith of Warner Robins; 11 grandchildren, Tammy Everidge (Craig), Tara Etheredge, Tina Swann (Mark), Dawn Miller, Valorie Thiel (Eric), Toni Simmons (Steve), Shannon Halsted, Melanie Harnist (Josh), Kurt Watkins, Michelle Mate (Frank), and Melissa Grimes (Dwight); and 18 great-grandchildren.

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