Our family started off the New Year on a down note. We lost our cousin, Terry Dodd. Terry is my second cousin on my Dad’s side of the family. Please pray for my family, and Terry’s immediate family as they adjust to life without him. I’m sending my prayers their way too.
Terry Doyle Dodd age 57, of Texarkana, Texas, died Wednesday, January 1, 2014 in a Tyler, Texas, hospital.
Mr. Dodd was born June 15, 1956 in Texarkana, Arkansas and was a lifetime resident of Texarkana.
He was owner and operator of Dodd’s Deer Processing Co. in Texarkana and attended Echo Hills Baptist Church. He was also a former member of the Texarkana Boots and Saddle Club. He began his career at Piggly Wiggly Grocery Store at the age of sixteen. After learning the grocery business he began working for DeLaughter’s Grocery and became manager of the Meat Department. After working there several years Terry opened his own meat processing business and was a very successful meat cutter for over forty five years.
He is survived by his wife: Patty Dodd of Texarkana, Texas; two sons: Randy Dodd and Ricky Dodd both of Texarkana, Texas; his mother and stepfather: Ruby and Dewie Edward Higgs of Texarkana, Texas; one brother: Gary E. Dodd of Texarkana, Texas; one sister and brother-in-law: Elaine and Tommy Brooks of Texarkana, Arkansas; brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Jimmy and Debbie Jones of Texarkana, Texas;one step brother, Glen Cummins of Austin, Texas; one half brother, Benny Dodd of South Carolina; one half sister, Diane Robbins of Pensecola, Florida; three grandchildren; and a number of nieces,nephews and other relatives.
Funeral services will be 10:00 A. M. Monday at Chapelwood Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Truman Campbell and Eddy Haynes officiating. Burial will be in Chapelwood Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday afternoon from 2:00 to 4:00 P. M.
The family will be at 2607 Shady Pines Rd., Texarkana, Texas 75501.