Dodson, Rick Glen of Edmonton, Alberta, passed away on Tuesday, January 1st, 2013, at his late residence, in his 59th year. Dearly loved father of Lauren Dodson of Edmonton and loved son of Ruby (Glenn) and Hank Dodson of St. Thomas. Dear brother of Darrell and his wife Ann Dodson of St. Thomas and Kim MacGillivary and her husband John of Edmonton, Alberta. Dear uncle of Christopher and Curtis Dodson and Brett and Corey MacGillivary. Rick was born in St. Thomas, Ontario on January 9th, 1954. He graduated from the Royal Road’s Military College in British Columbia and then graduated from the Royal Military College in Kingston, Ontario as a Lieutenant. He was a Captain in the Armed Forces and a member of the Sky Hawks Unit. He did two tours of duty in Cypress.

A public memorial service to celebrate Rick’s life will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, January 15th at 11:00 a.m. Private family interment of ashes in Union Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home on Tuesday from 10:00-11:00 a.m. Remembrances may be made to the Military Family Fund,4210 Labelle St., Ottawa, Ontario, K1A OK2. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to

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