July 18, 1932 ~ February 10, 2020

Born in: Birmingham, AL
Resided in: Lawrenceville, GA

Herman Thomas Dodd (Tommy) of Lawrenceville, Georgia went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, February 10, 2020.  He was born in Birmingham, Alabama on July 18, 1932.

Tommy is preceded in death by his parents, Fred M. Dodd and Cora Vi Lantie Thomas Dodd.  He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Martha Louise Burgur Dodd; daughter, Lynne Fields and husband Brian; and four grandsons, Austin, Garrett, Dylan and Logan; nieces and a nephew.

He graduated from Phillips High School in Birmingham, AL and went on to receive a Bachelor’s degree from Alabama Polytechnic Institute (Auburn University) in 1955.  He served in the United States Army for two years while stationed in Boston, Massachusetts.  In his career as an accountant, he worked for Alabama Power, Southern Company Services and Oglethorpe Power.

Services to celebrate his life will be held on Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 2:00pm at Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy.  Lawrenceville, GA 30046.  Family and friends may visit before the service from 12:30-2:00pm and/or after the service at the Dodd home.  Interment will be at Georgia National Cemetery 1080 Scott Hudgens Dr. Canton, GA 30114 on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 1:30pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601 www.alz.org or American Heart Association 7272 Greenville Ave.Dallas, TX 75231 www2.heart.org.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com.


Visitation: February 16, 2020 12:30 pm - February 16, 2020 2:00 pm

Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel
1031 Lawrenceville Hwy.
Lawrenceville, 30046


Funeral Service: February 16, 2020 2:00 pm - February 16, 2020 3:00 am

Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel
1031 Lawrenceville Hwy.
Lawrenceville, 30046


Graveside Service: February 18, 2020 1:30 pm - February 18, 2020 2:00 pm

Georgia National Cemetery
1080 Scott Hudgens Dr.
Canton, GA 30114


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  1. Tommy DODD was a special man. We were fortunate to become extended family when his daughter married our son. Our prayers are with Martha, Lynne, Brian and our grandsons. Tommy left a legacy as a Christian husband, father and friend. He will be missed. We will see him again in glory.

    • CandleImageTommy was a very special guy. We worked together many years ago at Alabama Power and I have always remembered him as the man who brought me into a relationship with the Lord. I was so sad to hear of his passing although we fell out of contact a long time ago. Could anyone let me know how he passed? My thoughts and prayers are with all of Tommy’s family. God bless my old friend. I know we’ll meet again.

  2. Dear Martha and Family,
    Anne and I will be eternally grateful that God brought Tommy and you into our lives. The times of worship, fellowship, and friendship enjoyed together will be forever cherished. Tommy is surely shouting in the presence of God! He will not return to us, but we have the promise and blessing of one joining him.
    Ron and Anne

  3. Lynn, and family, I am very sorry for your loss. I am praying for your strength in the Lord. May the word of God, and the love of friends and family be a source of comfort to you at this time.
    Love and blessings!

  4. CandleImageWhat an Amazing legacy that will live on in the lives touched by such a wonderful man. May you find comfort in the memories and hope in eternity. With sympathy and love, The Sutton Family

  5. Lynne and Family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you during this time and lifting you and your family in our prayers. Much Love, Melissa, Mike and Pezzella Family

  6. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Praying our Heavenly Father gives you great comfort. peace and strength. May memories be precious. Terry and Johnetta Kirk

  7. CandleImageYour family will be in my prayers. I used to work with Tommy at Southern Company years ago. He was a very nice man and always fun to be around. Hold tight to your special memories, they will be blessings for the future. So sorry for your loss.

  8. CandleImageWe are continuing to pray for you and your family. You have been blessed with a wonderful dad, and the memories you’ve shared will be sweet to reflect on in the days and years ahead. Talk about them with your family and he will always be with you. Lord bless you and comfort you.

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