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Charles Hugh Dodson

April 10, 1938 ~ December 7, 2017 (age 79)

Charles Hugh Dodson, Sr., 79, passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017 in Olney.  Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the First Baptist Church in Newcastle.  Burial will follow in Newcastle Cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Home.


Charles was born April 10, 1938 in Pyote to the late Clyde Elmer and Floy Alberta (Lowe) Dodson.  He was the grandson of early settlers of Young County, Charlie Hugh and Ella Mattie Jane Melton Dodson and Albert Lonzo and Annie Mary Small Lowe.  Charles married Gwendolyn Bryant December 26, 1957 in Graham.  Charles was a Master Carpenter and a member of the First Baptist Church in Newcastle.  He was a former volunteer fireman and was honored for donating his time to Newcastle ISD.


Survivors include: wife, Gwen Dodson of Newcastle; daughter, Charla Foreman and husband, Rickey of Archer City; sons, Chuck Dodson and wife, Beth of Lipan and Chad Dodson and wife, Kim of Newcastle; 8 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; brother, Larry Dodson and wife, Diana of Wichita Falls; sisters, June Rippy of Mt. Pleasant, LaVonne Howsley and husband, Andy of Lubbock, and twin sister, Mary Sue Harley and husband, Jimmy of Wichita Falls; several nieces and nephews. 


Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church in Newcastle or Newcastle Volunteer Firemen.

 Service Information

Funeral Service
December 9, 2017

11:00 AM
First Baptist Church Newcastle
501 Graham Street
Newcastle, TX 76372


Newcastle Cemetery

Newcastle, TX 76372

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