Bruce McCall Dodd
Bruce McCall Dodd
  • February 9, 1933 - August 19, 2017
  • Columbia, South Carolina

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COLUMBIA - A memorial service for Bruce McCall Dodd, 84, will be held at 12:00 p.m. Friday, August 25, 2017, at Northeast United Methodist Church. Burial with full military honors will be held at Fort Jackson National Cemetery at 10:00 a.m. A reception, beginning at 11:00 a.m. will precede the service at the church. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, is assisting the family.

Mr. Dodd passed away Saturday, August 19, 2017. Born in Columbia, S.C., he was a son of the late Otto N. Dodd and Anne S. Dodd. After graduating from the University of South Carolina in 1955, Bruce served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps, reaching the rank of Captain upon being honorably discharged in 1962. In 1971, he began a 26-year long award-winning career with Johnson & Johnson, from which he retired in 1997. Outside of his professional career, Bruce devoted his life to his faith, his wife and his family. He was charter member of Northeast United Methodist Church in Columbia.

Surviving are his sons, Timothy David Dodd (Reddy) of Atlanta, Ga., Jeffrey Scott Dodd of Tampa, Fla. and Gregory Mark Dodd (Caroline) of Columbia; grandchildren, Sydney Grier Dodd, Carson McCall Dodd, Spencer James Dodd, and Hampton Avant Dodd; great-grandchildren, Riley Dodd and Loralye Dodd; and sister, Carol Shue of Charleston. Bruce was predeceased by his wife of 61 years, Frances A. Dodd.

Memorials may be made to Northeast United Methodist Church Choir Fund, 4000 Hard Scrabble Rd, Columbia, SC 29223.

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