US Marine Corps

Gene West "Wes" Dodson Jr.

July 23, 1962 ~ January 10, 2020 (age 57)


Gene West “Wes” Dodson, Jr., 57, of Elon passed away at his residence on Friday, January 10, 2020.

A native of Alamance County, he was the son of the late Gene West Dodson, Sr. and Pat Abrahamsen.
Wes was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.

In addition to his mother and her husband Jim Abrahamsen, survivors include his sister, Krista Hunt (Sam) and three step-sisters, Elizabeth Madren (Joe), Teresa Theis (Doug) and Susan Boxell (Jeff).

His funeral service will be held at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at the Rich and Thompson Chapel in Burlington. The family will receive friends from 2:00 pm until 3:00 prior to the funeral service.

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to Crossway Church Youth, PO Box 125, Altamahaw, NC 27202, in his honor.

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January 15, 2020

2:00 PM to 3:00 AM
Rich and Thompson Funeral and Cremation Service, Burlington
306 Glenwood Ave.
Burlington, NC 27215

Funeral Service
January 15, 2020

3:00 PM
Rich and Thompson Chapel
306 Glenwood Ave.
Burlington, NC 27215

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