David D. Dodson, 58, of Pikeville, Tn., died Sunday, July 8, 2012.
He was a veteran of the U S Navy and a heavy equipment operator.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lankford Dodson.
David is survived by his wife, Kimberley Dodson; mother, Willie Sue Nunley Dodson; sons, Shannon Roland, Dayton and Thomas (Chelsea) Payne, Pikeville; daughters, Angie Dodson, Jasper, Misty Dodson, Dunlap, Melaina (Adam) Gifford, Amber, April, and Kynleigh Dodson, all of Pikeville; brothers, Leland Dodson, Jasper and Freddie (Nita) Dodson, Gaylesville, Ala.; sisters, Linda Dodson, LaVergne, Wanda (Marty) Deakins, Jannie Stanfield and Joey (Lester) Roberts all of Jasper; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted from the funeral home chapel at 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 12, with Pastor Gary Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in Red Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1-9 p.m. CDT, on Wednesday, July 11 at the Tate Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.