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

  2. 11 Apr 2021
    GENEVIEVE MANCUSO lit a candle:
    Lit since April 11, 2021 at 4:08:53 PM

  3. 08 Apr 2021
    Alice Bogosian posted an image:
    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

  4. 07 Apr 2021
    Blue Timby says:
    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.

  5. 07 Apr 2021
    Janice Deverell says:
    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

  6. 07 Apr 2021
    Janice Deverell lit a candle:
    Lit since April 7, 2021 at 4:58:20 PM

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

  8. 07 Apr 2021
    MILT NEWSOME says:
    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

  9. 06 Apr 2021
    Colin Dodd says:
    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

  10. 06 Apr 2021
    Colin Dodd posted an image:
    Summer Chairlift ride, Cranmore ski mountain, NH
    Summer Chairlift ride, Cranmore ski mountain, NH

  11. 06 Apr 2021
    Janet Dodd posted an image:


  12. 06 Apr 2021
    Janet Dodd posted an image:
    Busy Bee Cafe Racers - 1964
    Busy Bee Cafe Racers - 1964

  13. 06 Apr 2021
    SARAH GOLDMAN lit a candle:
    Lit since April 6, 2021 at 4:07:01 PM

  14. 06 Apr 2021
    Janet Dodd posted an image:
    Dragon Rally Feb in Wales 1964
    Dragon Rally Feb in Wales 1964

  15. 06 Apr 2021
    Janet Dodd posted an image:
    Harry, Elsie, Kay and Colin at the beach 1950
    Harry, Elsie, Kay and Colin at the beach 1950

  16. 06 Apr 2021
    Linda Rubscha lit a candle:
    Lit since April 6, 2021 at 4:05:24 PM

  17. 06 Apr 2021
    Linda Rubscha says:
    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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