Ronald A. Dodson
Ronald A. Dodson
  • April 26, 1946 - November 1, 2017
  • Crozet, Virginia

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Ronald A. Dodson, 71, of Crozet, VA, died November 1, 2017, at his residence. He was born April 26, 1946, in Warrenton, VA, son of the late Robert Ennis Dodson and Reba Burke Dodson.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Alberta H. Dodson, and son, Ronald A. Dodson, Jr.; five grandchildren, Wayne Allen Dodson, Heather Dodson Hudson, and Cherokee Dodson Jones of Charleston, WV; Cody Allen Dodson and Lantz Allen Dodson of Crozet, VA; and nine great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a brother, Bruce Dodson of The Plains and sisters Libby Weeks of The Plains, Mony Magee of Amissville and Winona Southard of Rixeyville, VA.

In addition to his parents, Ronald was preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn Sowers of Warrenton; brothers Gene Dodson of Front Royal, Larry Dodson of Warrenton, Wayne Dodson of The Plains, and Robert Ennis Dodson, Jr. of The Plains, VA.

In addition to his biological family, he had a foster family. He was preceded in death by mom Mildred Yates and brother Lyt Yates. He is survived by brother Taylor Yates of St. Albans, VT; sister Nancy Yates of Charlottesville, and a very special sister, Mildred Gibson of Stanardsville.

Ronald worked at Acme Visible Records in Crozet for 32 years as a sander and grinder until it closed in March of 2001, and then 11 years with the Albemarle County School System in the Building Services Department, a satellite office at Western Albemarle High School in Crozet.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 pm on Sunday, November 5, 2017, at Teague Funeral Service in Charlottesville, VA. The funeral service will be Monday, November 6, 2017, at 1:00 pm in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church in Ivy, VA.