Archive for Monday, January 27, 2003

Harold “Lloyd” Dodd

January 27, 2003

Services for Harold "Lloyd" Dodd, 73, De Soto, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Casimir Catholic Church, 719 Pennsylvania, Leavenworth. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Mr. Dodd, a former Leavenworth and McLouth resident, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2003, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. He was born June 3, 1929, in Leavenworth, the son of Theodore and Anna M. (Finneran) Dodd.

Mr. Dodd had worked for more than 35 years as a millwright and a supervisor for Bay State Milling Company in Leavenworth. He retired from Valley Feed and Grain in Bonner Springs, where he had worked for more than 10 years.

He was a past member of St. Casimir Catholic Church, and he was a member of the Eagles Lodge. He had played softball and bowled for the Bay State teams. For several years, Mr. Dodd played guitar and sang with the Double Eagle Band, a country music group.

He married Bernice J. Harris on Nov. 13, 1948, at St. Joseph of the Valley Catholic Church in Easton. She survives, of the home.

Other survivors include a daughter, Karen S. McDonald, De Soto; two sons, Gary W. Dodd, Chester, W.Va., and Paul E. Dodd, Leavenworth; five sisters, Florence L. Haling, Jeanette E. Zielinski, Margaret D. Long, Alice L. Schneider and Delores L. Urban, all of Leavenworth; two brothers, Raymond E. Dodd, Easton, and Donald D. Dodd, Ellsworth; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. A son, David L. Dodd, died April 15, 1992.

Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Belden-Sexton-Sumpter Funeral Chapels, 500 Oak, Leavenworth, where a rosary will be said at 7 p.m.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Heart Association or the American Lung Association, sent in care of the funeral home.

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