RICHARD C. "DICK" DODGE, 84, was taken to Heaven by the Angels on Monday, June 9, 2014. Born Aug. 6, 1929, in Fort Wayne, he was the son of the late Walter and Iva Marie (Stager) Dodge. Dick graduated from the John Herron Art Institute. He was a Korean War Air Force Veteran serving from 1951 to 1953. He married Joan Hall in 1951, she preceded him in death in 1980. He was the owner of Dodge Advertising Inc. for many years. He was a member of the Indiana Society of Mayflower Descendants. He enjoyed a cold beer and ribs, spending time with his beloved dog Buster, working in the yard and eating out with the Lunch Bunch. He also enjoyed watching Western Movies, and was always well dressed. Dick will be remembered by his family and friends for his artistic brilliance and kindness. He filled his life spending time with his loving family and those memories fill their hearts. He was passionate about his photography and the genealogy of his family history. Surviving are his daughter, Dawn (Michael) Nolan of Fort Wayne; son, Andrew Dodge of Indianapolis; sisters, Joan Sterling and Winifred Shelper both of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, Blythe and Evan Nolan; and former wife, Joni Gren of Fort Wayne. Service is 11 a.m. Friday, June 13, 2014 at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road with calling one hour prior, Rev. David Mitchell officiating. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 12, 2014 at the funeral home. Burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the IUF/Herron School of Art and Design, 735 W. New York St., Indianapolis, IN 46202 or Parkview Home, Health, & Hospice. To sign the online guest book, please visit www.domccombandsons.com
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D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Covington Knolls
8325 Covington Road Ft. Wayne, IN 46804
Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on June 11, 2014