Kendall Sherman Dodd, 96, passed away from heart failure on Nov. 14, 2012 in Alamogordo. He was born in 1916 in Massachusetts to Sherman W. and Ella G. Dodd. He graduated from Fordson High School in Dearborn, Mich. in 1933 and Wayne State College in 1939 in Detroit, Mich. He was a naval pilot during World War II and a retired naval reservist. He worked as a civil engineer for the city of Dearborn from 1948-59, the Federal Aviation Agency as a air traffic controller in Albuquerque from 1959-1961 and at White Sands Missile Range as a range controller 1961-81. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Alamogordo.
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He is proceeded in death by his wife of 64 year, Corine Dodd (2009) and his son Dennis Dodd (2007).
He is survived by his sons Gerald Dodd, of Alamogordo and Keith Dodd of Albuquerque; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He has been cremated and will be buried a the Santa Fe National Cemetery.
A memorial service will be held at First Presbyterian Church, 14th Street at Oregon at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8.
In Lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the First Presbyterian Church Flower Fund, 1318 14th St., 88310.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Dec. 2 to Dec. 6, 2012