Leslie Morris Dodson

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Leslie Morris Dodson, 74 of Cassville, formerly of Purdy, passed away on May 2 2017.

He was born April 4, 1943, at Butterfield and was a lifelong resident of Barry County. He married Donna Jean (Roller) Dodson on Aug. 10 1962; she preceded him in death in 2015. Survivors include: two sons, Donnie Dodson and wife Monica of Purdy, and Tommy Dodson and his wife Mardi Lea of Cassville; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren; one brother, Dick Dodson and his wife Birdie of Purdy.

He graduated from Purdy High School. After high school he attended Draughn Business College in Springfield and worked for the City of Springfield for a time. He retired after working for over 40 years as a computer programmer at RM Industries in Purdy.

Morris received a call to preach in 1978 and pastored several local churches over the years.

Services were held Friday at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Pastor Jimmie Copley and Pastor Mathew Young conducted the services. Burial was at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery at Butterfield.

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