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Colin Dodd
  • Passed away on March 28, 2021

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Colin R. Dodd
1945-2021
The Villages, FL

Colin was born in Stanmore, England at the end of WWII. As a young man in search of better opportunities, he emigrated to the United States and settled in Rochester, NY. In 1970, he married Janet M. De Rycke and raised two children with her while navigating a thirty-five year engineering career with Xerox Corp.

Colin was a social, fun, loving man with a penchant for motorcycle riding, the Buffalo Bills, and classic
rock-and-roll, especially The Who! He had many friends through work, bowling, softball, and golf
leagues. He was a great husband, father, brother, and friend as well as a generous and kind man who
was always willing to lend a hand.

Colin is survived by his Wife, Janet, Daughter, Jennifer, Son, Colin Trevor, two precious Grandsons,
Carson and Logan Dodd, sister, Kay Garrison, as well as several nieces and nephews.

There will be no funeral service. A celebration of life event will be scheduled at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Colin’s name to your favorite, local, animal shelter or Compassionate Care Hospice of Lake Sumter Co., Inc. 304 LaGrande Blvd., The Villages, FL 32159


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  1. John Fiscella says:
    22 Apr 2021
    Colin was a bright light and always had a ready smile. I am sorry he has left us, but relieved that he suffers no more.
    Condolences to Jan and her family.❤️

  2. Phyllis Fiscella lit a candle:
    20 Apr 2021
    Lit since April 20, 2021 at 4:00:18 AM

  3. Phyllis Fiscella lit a candle:
    20 Apr 2021
    Lit since April 20, 2021 at 4:57:53 AM

  4. Sheila Van Orden says:
    19 Apr 2021
    Sorry for your loss..Sheila Rachow VanOrden

  5. Shelly Sulenski lit a candle:
    19 Apr 2021
    Lit since April 19, 2021 at 4:09:24 AM

  6. Bill kramer says:
    18 Apr 2021
    Many great memories from bowling, softball and motorcycles. Colin and I also worked closely together on several xerox projects. He had great mechanical ability and was a pleasure to work with
    He was a great friend. Bill and jan kramer

  7. Annie Williams lit a candle:
    18 Apr 2021
    Lit since April 18, 2021 at 4:56:14 PM

  8. Annie Williams lit a candle:
    18 Apr 2021
    Lit since April 18, 2021 at 4:55:20 PM

  9. Donna Socha says:
    18 Apr 2021
    What a wonderful man Colin was. Cherish your memories...... you’re in my thoughts and prayers ❤️

  10. Donna Socha says:
    18 Apr 2021
    Jan, Jennifer, and Colin Trevor......what a darling man your husband and father was. I’ll never forget the great times Fred and I had with you guys, plus our Villages Gang. You’re in my thoughts and prayers. Cherish the wonderful memories that will last forever. Love Donna

  11. Barbara Meehan says:
    18 Apr 2021
    Colin you will truly be missed. Your smile and caring ways will always be remembered . Rest In Peace . Until we meet again.
    Sincerely
    Barbara Meehan

  12. Michael Kavalle lit a candle:
    14 Apr 2021
    Lit since April 14, 2021 at 4:55:31 AM

  13. GENEVIEVE MANCUSO lit a candle:
    11 Apr 2021
    Lit since April 11, 2021 at 4:08:53 PM

  14. Alice Bogosian posted an image:
    08 Apr 2021
    Yet another motorbike experience with Colin - 1992 Space Bike Trip.<br />
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A special friendship that started with a radio trivia question that Colin knew.<br />
His hugs, smiles and laughter were  wonderful and will be missed.<br />
Alice & Bill
    Yet another motorbike experience with Colin - 1992 Space Bike Trip.

    A special friendship that started with a radio trivia question that Colin knew.
    His hugs, smiles and laughter were wonderful and will be missed.
    Alice & Bill

  15. Blue Timby says:
    07 Apr 2021
    Colin accepted me into his family and never showed me anything but love and acceptance. I love him dearly and will always remember his laugh, his smile, and how kind he was.

  16. Janice Deverell says:
    07 Apr 2021
    Deepest condolences to the family as they go through this difficult time.

    The memories that you have made together will always be cherished in your hearts forever.

    With sympathy ,
    Janice and Chris Deverell

  17. Janice Deverell lit a candle:
    07 Apr 2021
    Lit since April 7, 2021 at 4:58:20 PM

  18. Patrick & Karen Groves lit a candle:
    07 Apr 2021
    Lit since April 7, 2021 at 4:23:14 PM

  19. MILT NEWSOME says:
    07 Apr 2021
    My condolences to the family. Colin was wonderful person to have known. I worked with him some of his thirty-five years at Xerox.

    Milt Newsome

  20. Colin Dodd says:
    06 Apr 2021
    Dad,
    We love you and miss you tremendously. Your smile and laughter could brighten any room.
    You were always supportive of me and Jennifer growing up. So many great memories.
    Love Colin Trevor

  21. Colin Dodd posted an image:
    06 Apr 2021
    Summer Chairlift ride, Cranmore ski mountain, NH
    Summer Chairlift ride, Cranmore ski mountain, NH

  22. Janet Dodd posted an image:
    06 Apr 2021


  23. Janet Dodd posted an image:
    06 Apr 2021
    Busy Bee Cafe Racers - 1964
    Busy Bee Cafe Racers - 1964

  24. SARAH GOLDMAN lit a candle:
    06 Apr 2021
    Lit since April 6, 2021 at 4:07:01 PM

  25. Janet Dodd posted an image:
    06 Apr 2021
    Dragon Rally Feb in Wales 1964
    Dragon Rally Feb in Wales 1964

  26. Janet Dodd posted an image:
    06 Apr 2021
    Harry, Elsie, Kay and Colin at the beach 1950
    Harry, Elsie, Kay and Colin at the beach 1950

  27. Linda Rubscha lit a candle:
    06 Apr 2021
    Lit since April 6, 2021 at 4:05:24 PM

  28. Linda Rubscha says:
    06 Apr 2021
    Colin, you are sorely missed. You are soaring with the Angels and out of pain now that you are free of your earthly body. We were blessed to spend time with you and hold your hand only a few days before you transitioned. We know that you are enjoying a beer while listening to The Who and petting your beloved childhood kitty, Tibby. We share your family's grief. Love you dear Colin.

    Linda and Bob Rubscha

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