Warren Bradley Dodge
Sep 29, 2018 0
Warren Bradley Dodge HARDWICK – Warren Bradley Dodge, 68, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, in his home. He was born Oct. 12, 1949, in Hardwick, the son of Lawrence P. Flanders and Irene E. Dodge, and lived most of his childhood with his grandfather, Henry Dodge. He graduated in 1969 from Hardwick Academy. Mr. Dodge enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1969, served in Vietnam, and received a National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with four Bronze Service Stars and a Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal. Sergeant Dodge was honorably discharged in 1972. He later served for more than 18 years with Vermont Army National Guard, as military policeman and armor crewman. He was employed in the construction business, operated heavy equipment, drove logging trucks and helped clear power lines. He retired in 2008 due to failing health. He was a life member and past commander of American Legion Post #7, a life member of Sons of the American Legion, both in Hardwick, and a life and charter member of VFW Post #7779 in Hyde Park. Mr. Dodge enjoyed hunting, working around equipment and spending time in the woods with his tractor. Survivors include his daughter, Emily Trombley, of Rainbow City, Alabama; two grandchildren; his companion, Grace Cookson, and two siblings Diane Ingram and Richard Flanders, all of Hardwick; nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by two brothers Harold and Lawrence Flanders. Calling hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Northern Vermont Funeral Home, 60 Elm St., Hardwick. The graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, in Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lamoille Area Cancer Network, 198 Farr Ave. Morrisville, VT 05661.