Ronald Eugene Dodrill, 79, died Friday, October 25, 2019 at 0317 am at his home in Gilbert Arizona while in hospice care. He leaves behind his wife, Shirley (James) Dodrill; his children, Dennis (Ann) Dodrill, Denise Allen, Kenneth Dodrill, Richie (Shawna) Dodrill and six grandchildren; his step-children, William Wolk, Wayne (Amy) Wolk, Cindy (Rob) Rosenberg, Samantha (Ted) Johnson and Yolanda Wolk and 13 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his mother, Pauline (Jim) Spriegel; father, James Corbett Dodrill; his sister, Delores Martin and his stepson, Richie Wolk Jr.
Mr. Dodrill was born and raised in West Virginia and graduated from Dupont High School in Dupont City, West Virginia. He was a both a local and long-distance chemical truck driver for more than 55 years. Mr. Dodrill owned and operated Dodrill trucking and worked for a variety of other trucking companies throughout his lifetime. His hobbies included gardening and working outside. He was a fantastic hunter and a master fisherman. Mr. Dodrill was the kindest, most special Pop Pop and will be sorely missed by his entire family. His ready smile and wink will be a lasting memory for us all.
Mr. Dodrill will be laid to rest on Monday, November 4, 2019. The viewing will be held at 9:00 am at Bunker University Chapel, 3529 E. University Dr., Mesa AZ 85213. With burial services to follow at Mountain View Cemetery 7900 E. Main St. Mesa, Arizona at 10:00 am.