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9695 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92503
951 785-4071
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Bailey Yancy Dodson Sr.

1933 - 2017 Obituary Condolences

Bailey passed away on July 13, 2017. He was born on November 12, 1933 in Baltimore, Maryland. He graduated from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in 1950 at the age of 16, and served in the U.S. Air Force beginning in 1954 and was honorably discharged in 1957. He went on to earn his Bachelor's Degree from Morgan State College in 1963 and his Juris Doctorate from Howard University School of Law in Washington, DC in 1966.
Bailey was preceded in death by his parents and four siblings. He is survived by his sister Isabel Dowdy; his wife of nearly 59 years, Helen; his daughters Romanie (Dodson) Arterberry and Rissa Dodson; and son, Bailey Yancy Dodson, Jr. He also leaves behind his six grandchildren: Bobbie, Mia, Kailey, Kory, Kameron, and Kayden, a great-grandson, Jordan King, and a host of family and friends.
A viewing for family and friends will be held on Thursday, July 27th from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, with services beginning promptly at noon at Akes Family Funeral Home. The burial will follow immediately at Riverside National Cemetery, 22495 Van Buren Blvd., Riverside, CA 92518. Arrangements Entrusted to the Care of

9695 Magnolia Ave., Riverside, CA 92503 (951) 785-4071.
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Published in Press-Enterprise from July 19 to July 23, 2017
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