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Robert "Bob" J. Dodd

January 12, 1937 ~ November 28, 2022 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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Robert "Bob" Dodd Obituary

Robert (Bob) J. Dodd, age 85, passed away November 28, 2022, at his residence in Painesville Township after a lengthy illness.  He was born January 12, 1937, in Painesville to Wesley and Evelyn (Gallagher) Dodd.

Robert was a life-long Painesville resident and a graduate of Harvey High School.   He was a veteran and served in the United States Air Force from 1954 –1958.  Robert was a merchant marine sailor starting as a deckhand in 1965 working his way up to Wheelsman for Columbia Transportation/Oglebay Norton company fleet until his retirement in 1998. He sailed on several ships over the years with the last 15 years calling the Middletown home. After retirement he became the Captain of (Beverly Ann) his 24 ft Bayliner that he enjoyed up until he got sick. He also enjoyed playing poker, gambling at casinos, the lotto, and spending time with family and friends.

Robert is survived by his son, Robert W. Dodd; wife Michele Gray, daughter, Robin Kiefer; grandchildren, Jeremiah Kiefer, Rob Dodd, and Erin Dodd; sister, Millie Thomson, nieces Christine, Connie, Barbara, Linda and one Aunt Millie Gideon. Several cousins and his cat Peyton

He was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly (Hemming) Dodd in 2000; son, Ronald J. Dodd; brother, Jake Kocis, sister, Marilyn Hugart and his parents.

Friends will be received 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Monday, December 5, 2022, at Spear Mulqueeny Funeral Home, 667 Mentor Avenue, Painesville.  Funeral Services will immediately follow at noon at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Western Reserve Memorial Gardens in Chesterland.

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Memorial Visitation
December 5, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Spear-Mulqueeny Funeral Home
667 Mentor Ave.
Painesville, OH 44077

Funeral Service
December 5, 2022

12:00 PM
Spear-Mulqueeny Funeral Home
667 Mentor Ave.
Painesville, OH 44077


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