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Mr. Robert Marvin Dodgen, age 60, of Fayetteville, passed away on April 12, 2018 after a courageous 9 month battle with Stage 4 Lymphoma.
Mr. Dodgen was born in Marietta, GA on August 1, 1957 to the late Charles and Nelwyn Dodgen. He grew up alongside one sister and one brother. He attended East Tennessee State University where he was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. It was at ETSU where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. Upon graduation, Mr. Dodgen began his lifelong career as a truck driver.
Mr. Dodgen was mild mannered and caring. He had a passion for cars and motorcycles. He enjoyed his Harley rides and spent much time restoring old cars, including his GTO and Firebird. In his free time, he enjoyed such television shows as Breaking Bad and Sons of Anarchy.
Mr. Dodgen is survived by his wife of 27 years: Nancy Dodgen of Fayetteville; children: Mary Dodgen and Douglas Dodgen, both of Fayetteville; brother: Wayne Dodgen of Thomaston; sister: Diane Dodgen of Florida.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Dodgen’s honor to The Dodgen Nursing Scholarship, 419 College Drive, Barnesville, GA 30204. (Make checks payable to: Gordon Foundation Scholarship. Please notate on check: Dodgen Foundation Scholarship.)
The Dodgen family is being assisted by Georgia Cremation, 1086 Hwy 54 West, Fayetteville.