Elmer “Bootsy” Dodson

Elmer “Bootsy” Dodson

FARNHAM—Elmer “Bootsy” Dodson, 82, of Farnham passed away on November 1, 2019.

Bootsy retired from Northern Neck Electric Co-op after 29 years of service. Bootsy loved hunting, gardening and spending time with family and friends.

Bootsy was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Ethel Dodson.

He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Joyce “Dinky” Dodson; his daughter, Sandra Haywood (Jeffrey); his granddaughter, Rachel Haywood; brothers, Melvin Headley and John Dodson (Polly); and a sister, Mary “Sweetie” Linthicum.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, November 4, at Welch Funeral Home with Rev. MiRhang Baek officiating. Interment followed in Oakland United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family received friends one hour prior to service time.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that contributions be made to the Oakland United Methodist Church General Fund, 2002 Oakland Road, Farnham, VA 22460.