Floyd Dodson

Floyd Edward Dodson, 90, formerly of Arkansas City, passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at Manor of the Plains in Dodge City.

Cremation has taken place.

Services are at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at Rose Hill Cemetery in South Haven. Shelley Family Funeral Home of Arkansas City is in charge of the arrangements.

Floyd Edward Dodson was born Aug. 7, 1929, in Arkansas City, the son of Floyd and Vera Francis (Murphy) Dodson. He was reared and educated in South Haven, where he graduated from high school. He married Neva Irene Goodman on Oct. 14, 1949. She preceded him in death on May 10, 2011.

He worked as a miller at Dixie Portland and Archer/Daniel Flour Mill in Arkansas City until his retirement. He was a member of the Church of God Seventh Day in Blackwell, Okla. He enjoyed gardening and woodworking and playing dominos.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Deanna Mastin.

His family includes two children, Douglas Dodson (Nancy), of Columbus, Ga., and Lisa Akers-Toles (Larry), of Dodge City; sister, Louise Wiechman, of Wichita; nine grandchildren, Chris Brown, Brice Brown, Derick Dodson, Devon Brown, Kristi DeMint, Craig King, Cami Bates, Garett Akers and Isaac Akers; nine great-grandchildren, Ashley Brown, Grant Brown, Cameron Dodson, Blaze Brown, Body Brown, Taylor DeMint, Luke DeMint, Kate DeMint and Drew Akers; and one great-great-grandchild, Bryson Johnnie.

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