Augustin "Gus" Cole Dodson
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Augustin "Gus" Cole Dodson, 23 of Walnut Grove passed away on Sunday evening, May 26, 2013.
Gus was born in Springfield, Mo., the son of Steve and Rita Maggard Dodson, on May 24, 1990.
He was a lifelong resident of the Walnut Grove area. He was a graduate of Walnut Grove High School in 2009. While in high school he was very active in the F.F.A. Chapter. He received his State Farmer and National Farmer Awards. He was a member of the Eudora Baptist Church and the Walnut Grove O'Sullivan Masonic Lodge #7 A.M. & A.M. He loved farming and restoring vintage machinery. Gus was employed with the Stiles Roofing Co. as a crane operator and worked in the warehouse and delivery departments.
Gus in survived by his loving family: parents, Steve and Rita Dodson; sister, Taylor Dodson all of Walnut Grove, Mo.; and fiancee': Kirstn Thompson; his paternal grandmother, Georgia Dodson; and maternal grandmother, Wilda Maggard, both of Walnut Grove; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Services will be held on Friday, 31, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in Eudora Baptist Church, Eudora, Mo., with Rev. Jim White officiating and Bruce Blakemore giving the eulogy. Interment will follow in Dadeville Cemetery, Dadeville, Mo. under the care and direction of Wilson Brim Daniel Funeral Home of Walnut Grove, Mo.
Friends may call after 4:30 p.m. (today )Thursday in the Walnut Grove Chapel where the family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Memorials may be given in his memory to the Walnut Grove F.F.A. Chapter or the O'Sullivan #7 Masonic Lodge A. F & A.M. of Walnut Grove, Mo.
Published in the News-Leader on May 30, 2013