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Richard Alan Dodez

January 26, 1964 — May 26, 2023


Richard Alan Dodez


Dallas – Richard Alan Dodez, 59, passed away on May 26, 2023 at Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center with his loving family by his side.

He was born in Shreveport, Louisiana to the late Dan and Elsie Dodez. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Perry Smith.

Richard enjoyed playing the guitar and working on cars, especially his 1966 Dodge Charger. Richard loved to spend time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 38 years, Brenda Hastie Dodez; son, Richard Dodez, Jr.; and his brothers, Dan A. Dodex, Jr., Corbit E. Dodez, and Lee E. Dodez.  

A Celebration of Life Service will be announced at a later date.

Condolences may be made online at

Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia 704-864-5144 is serving the family.

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