Bobby Gene Dodd, age 88 of Greenbrier passed away Monday, October 4, 2021 at his home. He was born January 3, 1933 in Old Hickory, TN to Lewis Byron & Mary Effie Walker Dodd.
He worked as a DMT Operator for Dupont for over 30 years and had also been employed by the Ford Glass Plant. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy in the Korean War and was a member of Ridgetop First Baptist Church. He was a perfect example of unconditional love. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially the grandchildren. He loved each of them the same. He loved spending time outdoors, gardening, traveling to the mountains, eating at family dinners, and attending his grandchildren’s school activities.
He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Bridget Dodd Pack; two sisters, Sharon Honeycutt and Beverly Craig.
He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Laura Ann Phillips Dodd, Greenbrier, TN; son, Dorian (Carol) Dodd, Lenoir, NC; daughter, Valli (Randall Tucker) Hester, Bethpage, TN; sister, Gary (Billy) Frey, Ridgetop, TN; 6 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren. A Celebration of Life Memorial service is being planned and this obituary will be updated when those arrangements are finalized.
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