Donald F. "Donnie" DODD

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DODD, Donald F. "Donnie" age 70, from Zephyrhills, walked into the arms of God on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 4:12pm after losing his battle with lung cancer. Donnie was born in Springfield, MA, on Sept. 14, 1943 to Raymond and Inez Dodd. In March, 1961, he became a proud member of the U.S. Marine Corps and served in Vietnam. After his stint in the military, he worked as a truck driver for several moving companies. His travels brought him to the Tampa Bay area where he met the love of his life and wife of 40 years, Carmon. Donnie loved to fish and was an avid fan of FSU and the Tampa Bay Lightning. Donnie is survived by his wife, Carmon; brothers, Raymond & David; sisters, Connie (pre-deceased), Elaine, Edith, Jean and Vesta Marie; children, Charmaine, Deborah (Randy), Celina (Joe), Jim (Jamee), Nancy (Stacey), Ines (Danny), Elaine, Connie (James); grandchildren, Jennifer Rose (pre-deceased), Amanda (pre-deceased), Danielle, Michael, Christopher, Michael, Julie, Jillian, Gil, Christina, Donna, Elizabeth, Maegan Rae, Brittany, Heather, Cheyanne, Hanna, Alyssa, Mark, Reme, Emily and Bradley; great-grandchildren, Lauren, Chloe, Madison, Gabe, Austen, Neveah, Gabe, Liam, Ryleigh, JJ and Arya Rose. Services will be held on Friday, May 9, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Zephyrhills. Viewing for family will be at 11 am, friends at 11:30 am. Service begins at 12 pm, followed by a procession to the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell. Brandon Cremation & Funeral Svcs (813)654-4400

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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on May 8, 2014
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