Mr. Herbert Coolidge “Cooley” Dodd, age 90, of Summerville, GA, died Monday, April 10, 2017, at Floyd Medical Center.
Mr. Dodd was born December 6, 1926, in Summerville, GA, son of the late John Henry and Fannie Tucker Dodd. He was a member of the Chapel Hill Full Gospel Church, and prior to his retirement, was owner and operator of Dodd’s T.V. and Radio. Mr. Dodd was also a veteran of the United States Army having served in World War II. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, John Henry Dodd, Jr., Bill Dodd, and Albert Dodd; and a sister, Arbelle Dodd.
Mr. Dodd is survived by his wife, Nancy Youngblood Dodd; sons and daughter-in-law, Eddie and Rhonda Young, Jeff Dodd; daughters, Gail Barksdale, June Hightower, and Lynda Dodd; 11 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mr. Dodd will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, April 13, 2017, from the Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Sanford DeBerry, Rev. Mike Odom, and Rev. Charlie Bennett officiating. Interment will follow in the Summerville Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Bryant Dodd, Colby Young, Paul Dodd, Steve Dodd, Zack Anderson, and Kelly Dodd. Honorary pallbearers will be Gene Cavin, Thurston Garrett, Don Mason, Gary Howell, Sonny Tinney, Howard Odom, and Billy Joe Lee.
Mr. Dodd will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 12:00 Noon until the hour of service on Thursday.