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The Life of Ralph E. Dodge

Ralph Edward Dodge 1933 - 2013 | Obituary | Condolences [Ralph Edward Dodge Obituary] Ralph Edward Dodge Ralph Dodge, 80, went to be with the Lord on November 21, 2013. Born November 9, 1933 in Akron, Ohio, he graduated from North High School, served in the U.S. Navy in 1956 and 1957, and followed with service in the Naval Reserves. Later in life, he attended the University of Akron working toward his Music Degree. Ralph worked for 38 years for Ohio Bell, Ameritech and AT&T. Ralph''''''''s life was centered in faith, family and music. For forty years he directed choirs: North Hill Christian, Grandview United Methodist, Northminster Presbyterian, Bailey Road Christian, Cuyahoga Falls Community Chorus and Women Rejoice. He helped found the free meal program, Feed My Sheep, on North Hill in Akron. Preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Anna; brothers, Richard, Albert and Bruce; sisters, Helen and Dorothy; he is survived by his wife, Margaret; sons, Ed, Thomas, James and Kenneth; grandsons, Jayson, Brandon, Joseph and Lucas; nephews and nieces. The family would like to thank the Palliative Care Unit at Akron City Hospital for the grace, compassion and loving care shown to Ralph and his family and would request the contributions, in lieu of flowers, be made to them. A memorial service will be held 4 p.m. SUNDAY, 12/1, at Bailey Road Christian Church, 3200 Bailey Road, with Rev. Timothy Brown and Rev. Roger Mize officiating. Private interment at Chestnut Hill Memorial Park. Friends may call at the Billow FALLS Chapel, 1907 23rd St., SATURDAY, 11/30, from 2 to 4 p.m. To share a Memory, Send a Condolence, or Light a Candle, visit the Tribute Wall at www.billowfuneralhomes.com FALLS Chapel logo Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Nov. 24, 2013 Share [Email this obituary] Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 7 "Offering our deepest condolences during this time." - The Staff of Billow Funeral Homes Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Ralph Dodge Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Ralph Dodge Add a photo + Resources Send Sympathy Flowers View Funeral Home Details Donate to Charity How To Submit An Obituary Find Advice and Support Funeral Etiquette What to Say to the Bereaved How to Write an Obituary or Eulogy Group Support Go back to today''''''''s Obituaries for Akron Beacon Journal Back to today''''''''s Obituaries © Copyright 1999-2013 Legacy.com All Rights Reserved | Questions? Contact us | Search obituaries nationwide - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/ohio/obituary.aspx?n=ralph-edward-dodge&pid=168149504&fhid=4436#sthash.pTTsposr.dpuf

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