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Walter Dodd

Walter Dodd

Walter Dodd, age 90, of the Illinois Veterans Home, died on Monday, August 17, 2020 in Blessing Hospital. He was born on January 10, 1930 in Quincy, the son of Walter and Virginia (McNeal) Dodd. Walter was a cab driver in the Quincy area for many years. Walter served in the United States Air Force.

Walter liked doing crossword puzzles, reading and playing with his grandchildren.

Walter is survived by:
FOUR CHILDREN: Laura Ukele, Ginny Waterman, Kathy Williams (Charles) and Kay Dodd.
GRANDCHILDREN: Lisa Belleville, Kenny Hoelscher; Jeremy Hoelscher (Mary); Charles Williams, Kristin Sturhahn (Jeff), Tim Monetti, Kaitlyn Dodd (Kory Henninger); Damian Dodd (Heather); Laura Dodd; Justin Dodd (Sheila Sweetser); Jordan Dodd (Steven Robinson) and Jamy Dodd (Caleb Gould).
ONE SISTER: Patty Sheffler.
Numerous great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives also survive.

Walter was preceded in death by a son: Alan Dodd, a great-grandchild Jackson Dodd and a brother: Monty Dodd.

Graveside services will be held on Friday, August 28, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. in the Sunset Cemetery of the Illinois Veterans Home with military services provided by the Air Force Honor Guard and Illinois Veterans Home Honor Detail. There is no visitation, but friends are invited to the graveside services. Memorials may be made to the Quincy Humane Society.

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From:
Mary and Bill Townley
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Damian, Heather and family, sorry for your loss. Thinking of you.
From:
Kathie Rigg
Clayton, IL
Comments:
Walter was one of my favorites to care for at IVH. Many more staff and residents alike, enjoyed him. My sincere condolences to his family.
From:
Fr. Don Blickhan
Quincy, IL
Comments:
I will very much miss Walter. He was something of a character who you could not help but like. He was always wanting to cook some chili. I hope Walter that you now will have all the chili you want!
From:
Mlinda Boernson
Quincy, IL
Comments:
So sorry to here of Walters passing thinking of you Kathy and rest of your family..
From:
Dennis Dodd
Atlanta, GA
Comments:
Sure sorry.
From:
Sue Douglas
Comments:
Ginny , I was sorry to read of your dad’s passing. He will be missed. God bless you and your family.