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Raymond Maurice Dodson
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Birth: May 29, 1912
Joseph
Wallowa County
Oregon, USA
Death: Nov. 29, 1953
Yakima
Yakima County
Washington, USA

Raymond Maurice born in Joseph, Or. is the son of Millie Ione Vaughan Dodson Heller and Arthur Columbus Dodson both from Joseph, Or. Husband of Cora Alice "Judy" Anderson Awtrey Dodson buried in Raisin City Cemetary, Raisin City, California. Survived by son Frank Ray Dodson and stepson's Eldon D Awtrey and Donald Joe Awtrey. Grandfather of April, Shannon Ray and Brianne Dodson. Brother of Chester James Dodson 1914-1973

Raymond comes from a long line of pioneers and settlers who helped to shape this country, stretching back to one John Dodds who was one of the original settlers at Jamestown Virginia in 1607. Raymond was one of the many men who helped build the Grand Coulee Dam on the Columbia River, and during WWII he worked in the shipyards as a welder in Richmond California, where he met his future wife Judy, who was also working as a welder. He was unable to serve in the military due to heart problems. He died at the age of 41 from a massive heart attack. 
 
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 Parents:
  Arthur Columbus Dodson (1882 - 1951)
  Millie Ione Vaughan Dodson Heller (1893 - 1982)
 
 Spouse:
  Cora Alice Anderson Dodson (1915 - 1983)
 
 Sibling:
  Raymond Maurice Dodson (1912 - 1953)
  Chester James Dodson (1914 - 1973)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Tahoma Cemetery
Yakima
Yakima County
Washington, USA
Plot: grave4, qtr SE, block 102 sec City
 
Created by: Brenda Billups Dodson
Record added: Mar 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49808174
Raymond Maurice Dodson
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Raymond Maurice Dodson
Added by: Brenda Billups Dodson
 
Raymond Maurice Dodson
Added by: Brenda Billups Dodson
 
 
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I wish so much that we had met.
- Brenda Billups Dodson
 Added: Aug. 1, 2010
God Bless and Rest in Peace dad you are missed.
- Frank Dodson
 Added: Mar. 16, 2010
 
 
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