Robert Lee Dodd,
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Robert Lee Dodd,
  • October 13, 1930 - March 20, 2017
  • Mechanicsville, Virginia

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DODD, Robert "Robby" Lee, 86, passed away Monday, March 20, 2017, in Mechanicsville, Va. Robby was predeceased by his parents, Robert and Ruby Dodd. He is survived by Jane, his wife of 64 years; two sons, Joe (Brenda) Dodd, and Charles (Leeann) Dodd; one daughter, Robin (Danny) Luther; a foster son, Steve (Janice) Caldwell; grandchildren, Donnie (Amy) Shiflett, Felicia (Brett) Boland, Lisa (Joe) Davis, Chat (Roxanne) Dodd, Scott (Kim) Caldwell, Connie (Travis) Napier, Kenny (Casey) Caldwell, Samantha Luther, Madison and Zane Dodd, Carlos and Andy Ordaz; and thirteen great-grandchildren. He is also survived by three sisters, Lucille, Dorothy and Cookie; and a brother, Joe.

Robby enjoyed farming for over 60 years, and especially loved those workers who lived and worked with him on the farm. He loved life and lived it well. His motto was, "You got to love what you are doin'. I don't care what you are doin'! If you don't love what you are doin', it ain't no need trying to do more of it!"

Visitation for family and friends will be from 12-8:00 p.m., Thursday, March 23, at Black Creek Baptist Church, 6289 McClellan Road, Mechanicsville, Va. 23111. His funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday March 24, at the church and interment will follow in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation in Robby's name to the church.