Alan Dodd

Obituary of Alan E Dodd

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Alan Earl Dodd, age 71, of High Bridge, NJ, passed away June 2, 2021, at home surrounded by family.  Born December 19, 1949 in Evansville, IN, he was the son of the late Melvin Dodd and the late Margaret Dodd.  

He was a 1969 graduate of North High School located in Evansville, IN.  Alan served as a Sargent in the US Military.  While serving in Vietnam, he was part of the 173rd Airborne Brigade's Signal Battalion.  He finished his service as a Combat Correspondent, as the Battalion photographer. Alan continued his career working at the Eli Lily Facility.  While employed at Eli Lily, he completed his Black Seal Boiler's Operating License. Alan worked as a facility engineer at Eli Lily until retirement. Alan married the love of his life, Diane, on July 30, 1982. A very loving father to his daughter, Jennifer, and a very proud grandfather to Nicole and Richard.

Alan had several hobbies.  He had a love of art and painting.  He enjoyed music, playing the banjo, and studying theology.  He could often be found going on antiquing adventures with Diane, who shared his passion of antiquing.  

Alan will be forever missed by his daughter, Jennifer Wyzga and her husband Richard; granddaughter, Nicole Wyzga; grandson, Richard Wyzga; sisters, Carol Thornton and her husband Denis, and Mary C. (Kitty) Seiler; brothers, Michael Dodd and Larry Dodd; many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Alan is predeceased by his parents, Melvin and Margaret Dodd; beloved wife, Diane Dodd; and sister Linda Schafer.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Friday, June 25 from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm at the Martin Funeral Home, 1761 Route 31, Clinton NJ 08809. A service of remembrance with military honors will be held at 6:00 pm in the funeral home.

Friday
25
June

Memorial Visitation

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday, June 25, 2021
Martin Funeral Home, Clinton, NJ
1761 Route 31
Clinton, New Jersey, United States
908-735-7180
Friday
25
June

Service of Remembrance

6:00 pm
Friday, June 25, 2021
Martin Funeral Home, Clinton, NJ
1761 Route 31
Clinton, New Jersey, United States
908-735-7180
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