Cecil Melvin Dodson
Residence: Reynolds, Indiana
Died: Wednesday, January 05, 2022
Location: IU White Memorial Hospital due to complications of Covid 19
 
 
Age: 79
Date of Birth: Saturday, January 17, 1942
Birth place: Danville, Illinois
 
 
Father: Cecil Marion Dodson  
Mother: Ercel ( Smith ) Dodson  
Marital Status:
Resided in: Reynolds, Indiana, coming fromerly of Danville, Illnois
Funeral Date: Monday, January 10, 2022
Funeral Location: A small private graveside service will be held at Sunset Memorial Park in Danville, Illinois, later.
Clergy: Family
Burial will take place: Private for the Family
Visitation will be: A small private graveside service will be held at Sunset Memorial Park in Danville, Illinois later.
Biographical Information: Cecil Melvin Dodson, 79 years old, of Reynolds, Indiana, (formerly of Danville, Illinois) passed away due to complications of Covid 19 on January 5, 2022. He was born on January 17, 1942, to the late Cecil Marion and Ercel (Smith) Dodson in Danville, Illinois. He graduated from Bismarck-Henning High School. He was a past member of Western Riders and Merry Riders, where he rode, roped, and did the trails out at Kennekuk Cove County Park. In his later years, he was a member of the Boot Kickers. He was twenty - three year member of the Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of Illinois. He believed in supporting and being a part of his community. He was a member of the Monon Community Assembly of God of Monticello, Indiana. He shared many stories of his days in the Danville, Illinois, area with his family and friends. He treasured these times as being some of his greatest memories. Cecil loved riding his horses, fishing, gardening, antique cars, and serving his community. He was a talented craftsman and a very hard worker. He retired from Heatcraft (formerly known as Bohn Heat Transfer). He was a loyal friend, who will be missed by all that knew and loved him.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: Memorial Contributions may be made to the Monon Community Assembly of God Church, 500 E Broadway, Monon, Indiana 47959.
Marriage Information:
Survivors include:
Son,
Bruce Dodson;

Daughters,
Rochelle (Skip) Thompson,
Regina (James) Dreessen;

Grandsons,
Michael (Jessica) Dreessen and
Thomas Thompson;

Granddaughters,
Jennifer Dreessen and
Cadence Thompson;

Special Friends,
Milton Baer and
Bob (Cindy) Sims;

Several nieces, nephews, cousins, great nieces and nephews, and many friends.

Preceded in Death:
Wife,
Dina Dodson;

Parents,
Cecil Marion and Ercel Estella Smith Dodson;

Brothers,
Dale Dodson and
David Dodson;

Sister,
Phyllis Dodson White.
Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960.