Robert Alan Dodd, 58, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Friday, August 14, 2015 at his residence.

Mr. Dodd was born December 5, 1956 in Frankfurt, Germany. He was a member of Westwood Baptist Church.  He served in the Naval Reserve Seabees for 8 years.  He had worked at MoDOT for 29 years; he was currently the I S manager of Southeast District.  His hobbies were watching his grandkids’ ballgames, woodworking, mission work, and pinewood derby building with the grandkids.

On November 25, 1978, he married Patricia Galbraith-Dodd, in Poplar Bluff.  She survives.

Also surviving are his mother, Nora Emerson-Dodd of Poplar Bluff; mother-in-law, Joyce Garner; children, Christopher Alan Dodd and wife, Janet of Poplar Bluff, Matthew Robert Dodd and wife, Stephanie of Springfield, Tn.; a sister, Judy Tuft and husband, Dick of Hillsboro, Mo.; a brother, Michael Dodd and wife, Diane of Poplar Bluff; a brother-in-law, Brian Galbraith; 4 grandchildren, Chloe Dodd, Madalyn Dodd, Robert Dodd and Heiden Dodd.

Mr. Dodd is preceded in death by his father, Eual Dodd, who passed away February 17, 2012; a brother-in-law, James Galbraith and 3 grandchildren.

Visitation will begin 6pm Sunday, August 16, 2015 at Westwood Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff.  The funeral service will be at 1:30pm Monday, August 17, 2015 at Westwood Baptist Church with Rev. Christopher Dodd and Dr. Steve Proctor officiating.  Burial will be at Black Creek Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Westwood Baptist Church.