OBITUARY

Michael "Mike" E. Dodd

August 29, 1972July 4, 2018

Michael E. Dodd, 45, beloved father, son, brother and friend passed away on July 4, 2018 as a result of injuries from a motorcycle accident. Mike worked for Cox Communications. He had a passion for playing pool, but his biggest joy in life was supporting his two boys, Andy and Alex as they chase their dreams in the sport of Motocross. Preceded by his mother Margarita. Survived by his wife Jennifer, sons Andrew and Alex, father Robert (Kay) Dodd, Sr., brothers Robert Dodd, Jr., Tony Peterson, sisters Nita Griffey, Gloria Jabara, companion Sherri Dvorak. Visitation with family present 6pm-8pm Tuesday, July 10 at Hillside Funeral Home West, 2929 W. 13th. Celebration of Life Service, 10am Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at First United Pentecostal Church, 1755 E. MacArthur Rd., Wichita with burial to follow at Old Mission Cemetery. In lieu of flowers and in memory of Mike please give donations for his son’s Education Fund C/O Southwest National Bank.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Robert Dodd, Sr., Honorary
  • Robert Dodd, Jr., Honorary
  • Tony Peterson, Honorary
  • Grandpa Loyd, Honorary
  • Jon-Paul Powell, Honorary
  • Jay Murphy, Honorary
  • Todd Washburn, Honorary
  • Bo Moran, Honorary
  • Russell Broughman, Honorary
  • Bruce Richardson, Honorary
  • Blake Nichols Jr.
  • Scott Dunlavy
  • Brett Pollman
  • Chris Sawyer
  • Kenny Miller
  • Ron Griffey
  • Shawn McAllister
  • Keith McCullough

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, July 10, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Service Wednesday, July 11, 2018
REMEMBERING

Michael "Mike" E. Dodd

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Scott Dunlavy

July 16, 2018

Mike we met many years ago. A simple hello turned into a great friendship. That friendship grew into a Brotherhood. I met with you every time we where in town. We shared many great stories about work, our family's and the past. Gave each other a big hug until the next time. Truly going to miss you my brother.

Gina Whittaker

July 9, 2018

So sad to leave this Earth So soon I will forever keep your family in my prayers You had a great family miss you Ronnie Heavenly father keep Mike Dodd in your prayers along with his family

Gina Whittaker

July 9, 2018

I'm met Mike in high school very good man Loved his mother to death she was a beautiful and wonderful person He sharpened a knife when I lived in Hutchinson 20 some odd years ago and it still cuts through anything today will miss him greatly blessings to his kids so sorry for your loss He was definitely a force to be reckoned with But loved his children beyond a shadow of a doubt

David (Tiny) Small

July 7, 2018

I first met Mike nearly 20 years ago. I immediately felt like I had known him for years as Ron had spoken of him often and with great respect.
I don't remember the occasion, but Mike didn't really need an occasion to bring people together. I was a total stranger to him, but was received into his home as if I were family.
Months or years would pass between visits, but that feeling of "family" came back every time spoke to him.

Mike is now, and always will be, missed by many. All of whom are family.

Shonell Pflugradt

July 7, 2018

I met Mike at karaoke we became friends and spoke often. He was always there when I needed to talk I will miss his warm hugs and wonderful smile. All my thoughts and prayers are with his boys and family. Rest in peace we all love you and you will be truely missed.

Schari Tice

July 7, 2018

I have been friends with Mike since high school. He was always the first to lend a hand or offer the shirt off his back if necessary. My health has declined in the past few years and he was always kind and supportive to me during some difficult times. You will be missed Mike. Rest in peace.

Kevin Overman

July 6, 2018

Mike was always the guy that remembered to invite me out or just over to his house for the porch sitting or pool in the basement. Even though he knew I was mostly a home body - he kept on me even if I did not make the past 3 or 4 events - he never gave up and always offered the invite. He never gave up on anyone he cared about. I always felt welcome in his presence and I always had a good time with him around. It was always amazing, as a single father myself, to hear Mike talk about his boys and all the great thing s they were doing with the same reverence I have for my boys. There was no amount of over-time he would not take on ... no amount of sleep he would not lose to make sure his kids were given the chance to be great in any one of their endeavors. To a great father, friend and co-worker I cannot say enough - I'm going to miss you Mike.

FROM THE FAMILY