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.

To send flowers to Gene's family, please visit our floral section.


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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