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Gerald Russell Dodd

Mr. Gerald Russell Dodd, age 63, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, September 28, 2017, at his residence.

Mr. Dodd was born in Rome, Georgia on August 28, 1954, son of Martha Lou Puckett Green and the late Henry Dewey Dodd Jr. He was also preceded in death by a niece, Andrea June Young, and by his maternal grandparents, June & Janie Puckett. Prior to retirement, Mr. Dodd worked for a number of years as a Loom Maintenance Technician for Galey & Lord. He was a member of the Spring Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include his mother, Martha Puckett Green, Rome; a brother, Gayland Dodd, and his wife, Julia, Rome; a sister, Sandra Grooms, and her husband, Robert, Glen St. Mary, Fla.; a nephew, Andrew Dodd; a niece, Alexandra Dodd.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, October 1, 2017, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. J.R. McWhorter officiating. Following the service, Mr. Dodd will be cremated in accordance with his wishes and will be interred at a later date at Spring Creek Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Saturday from 5 until 7 p.m.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.