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LLOYD JEAN DODSON, age 72, of Decherd, Tenn., departed this life Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at Gail’s Boarding Home in Decherd.

Mr Dodson was born on July 9, 1942 in Estill Springs, Tenn. to the late Herman and Ruby Bryant Dodson.

Lloyd was a member of Maranatha Worship Center in Estill Springs, Tenn. He was employed for approximately 44 years at U.T.C. Aerospace (formerly B.F. Goodrich) in Tullahoma, Tenn.

In addition to his parents, Lloyd is preceded in death by his brothers; Jimmy Dodson, John Dodson, Sam Dodson, Stanley Dodson, and Michael Dodson, his sister; Ruby Dodson.

He is survived by his sons; Lloyd Dodson and his wife Bethany of Pell City, AL, and Darrell Dodson and his wife Alisa of Winchester, Tenn., brothers; Tommy Dodson and his wife, Wilma of Decherd, Tenn., Paul Dodson and his wife, Lisa of Cahoutta, GA, Richard Dodson and his wife, Gaynell of Cahoutta, GA, Robert Dodson and his wife, Marcella of Crossville, Tenn., and Rick Dodson of Jacksonville, FL., sisters; Jenny June Dodson and Bessie Bell Dodson both of Ocala, FL., 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, February 12, 2015 in the chapel of Grant Funeral Services with Rev. Spencer VanOrder, officiating.

Interment will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Estill Springs.

Grant Funeral Services in charge of arrangements.