Jerry Preston Dodd

Published 10:03 am Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Jerry Preston Dodd, 73, of Randolph, went home to be with his Lord after a brief battle with cancer on Monday, June 12, 2017.  He was born on August 4, 1943, to the late B. F. Dodd and Vera Thomas Dodd.   

A brother, Benny Ray Dodd predeceased him in death.

Jerry is survived by a brother, Thomas Franklin Dodd, Phenix; and sisters, Anita Dodd Garrett (Sandy), Lynchburg and Vera Kay Hamlett (Gilbert), Charlotte Court House; a devoted sister-in-law, Nora Turner Dodd; and numerous nephews and nieces.

Jerry was a graduate of Virginia Tech, enjoyed hunting, collecting NASCAR memorabilia and restoring antique vehicles. A memorial service was held Sunday, June 18, 5 p.m. at the Appomattox Baptist Temple. Family received friends one hour prior to the service at the church. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Charlotte County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 330, Keysville, VA 23947 or Relay for Life, c/o Sheila Dodd Jones, 471 Nollie Road, Phenix, VA 23959 on memo line: Jerry Dodd. 

Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, (540) 586-7360.