Joseph Dodson

CULPEPER, Virginia


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Joseph Wayne Dodson Joseph Wayne Dodson, 26, of Unionville, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, June 30, 2013. He was born on December 13, 1986, in Charlottesville, to Jeffrey Dodson Sr. and Crystal McCoy Dodson. Joseph loved to attend New Salem Baptist Church and was a member of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. He loved television and radio and was an avid sports fan enjoying teams such as the Philadelphia Eagles, Kansas City Chiefs, Green Bay Packers and his favorite NASCAR driver, Jeff Gordon. In light of Joseph's love of sports, he got to meet and visit with former Redskins defensive back, Mike Nelms, who came to visit him. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his two brothers, Jeffrey Paul Dodson Jr. and his wife, Ashley, of Culpeper, and Thomas Edward Dodson and his fiancee, Traci, of Culpeper; maternal grandmother, Ruth Rowe; paternal aunts and uncles, Michael Edward Dodson and his wife, Liesa, and Connie Kibler and her husband, David. Additional survivors include his aunts and uncles, Richard McCoy Jr., Johnny Roger McCoy, Theodore McCoy, Willard McCoy, Charlie Rowe III, Rita Brown, and Evelyn Brookes; his very special friend, Danielle Rollins; and numerous cousins and extended loved ones. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Edward and Lorraine Dodson; three uncles, Timothy Wayne Dodson, Jerry Rowe and Jeffrey Rowe; one aunt, Mary Suttle; and his very special pet after 20 years, "Sammy". The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday, July 5, 2013, at Found and Sons Funeral Chapel, 850 Sperryville Pike, Culpeper, Virginia. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, July 6, 2013, at New Salem Baptist Church, 8233 Sperryville Pike, Culpeper, with Pastor Michael Dodson officiating. Interment will follow in Etlan Cemetery. In addition to flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the family c/o Found and Sons Funeral Chapel and/or Muscular Dystrophy Association, 11800 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191. An online guest book and tribute wall are available at Found and Sons Funeral Chapel of Culpeper, is serving the family.

This obituary was originally published in the Culpeper StarExponent.

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I had the honor of taking care of Joey and he was such an inspiration to me because of his smile and personality. You were a treasure

The world will be a little less bright without you in in peace Joey

God Bless You, you were always able to light up the room!


You are such an amazing young man! It was an honor to be a part of your life even if for only a little while! I will miss your amazing smile and great since of humor! You were a true inspiration, and such a blessing. Thank you for letting be be a part of you life, rest easy buddy and take care of ol Sammy!! Love ya always!

you will be missed

Rest in Peace

They're no words to express how I feel right now. You are such an amazing person and I love you so much. You fought so hard and never asked why. I think of all the wonderful times and just smile because I know that's what you would have wanted. You never liked seeing me cry. I love you so very much Joseph Wayne and always will.

Another Angel is in Heaven with Sammy! You were dearly loved and will be missed! May you Rest in Peace Joey.

You will be missed.