Brian Dodge

Brian Lee Dodge, 51, Dallas, Ga., died Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, in a Marietta, Ga., hospital.

Brian was born Sept. 19, 1962, in Minot, the son of Alfred and Donna (Lester) Dodge. He was raised and educated in Minot until his family moved to Kansas, where he graduated from Shawnee Mission West High School in Kansas City, Kan. He attended Kansas State University and graduated with a degree in baking science.

Brian enjoyed his career in the baking industry, spending three years in Bermuda. He loved NASCAR, with his favorite car being Jimmy Johnson’s #48. He was an extremely loyal and devoted son.

Brian is survived by: his mother, Donna Dodge, Marietta; and brother, Terry Dodge, Crossville, Tenn.

He was preceded in death by his father, Alfred Dodge.

Graveside service: Today, Wednesday, Nov. 27, at 1 p.m. in Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot.

Memorials are preferred to the AIB School of Baking, PO Box 3999, Manhattan, KS 66505-3999.

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(Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot, is entrusted with local arrangements.)