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Ronald Edward Dodson, 70, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017, at his home.
Ron was born December 24, 1946, in Reeds, Mo., to Leon and Jewene "Stroup" Dodson. He worked in the agriculture market and for Burlington-Northern-Santa Fe Railroad. After retirement, he returned to the Carthage area. Ron was a member of the Carthage Masonic Lodge 197 AF&AM and was a past Master of the lodge.
Ron was united in marriage to Linda Kingsbury on January 31, 1970, in Carthage; she survives.
Ron is survived by one daughter, Greta Dixon, of Carterville; two sons, Sean Dodson and wife, Lisa, of Webb City, and Corey Dodson, of Carthage; one brother, Richard Dodson and wife, Margaret, of Wentworth, and one sister-in-law, Pam Dodson, of Joplin. He is also survived by two granddaughters, Taylor Dodson and Sydney Dixon. Ron is preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Robert Dodson.
A celebration of Ron's life will be held at Lucky J's Steak House & Arena (east of Carthage) on July 9th from 3 to 6 p.m.
Condolences may be made at www.ulmerfh.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.
Published on June 30, 2017
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