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Harry Michael Dodd

October 7, 1927 March 30, 2012
Harry Michael Dodd
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Obituary for Harry Michael Dodd

Harry M. Dodd, a long time resident of Highland Township, died on March 30, 2012. He was 84 years old.

Born on October 7, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan, Harry grew up in Detroit where he was a graduate of Wilbur Wright High School. Following high school he worked at the Fox Theatre in Detroit before enlisting in the U.S. Army during WWII. He served as a Classification Specialist and was stationed in Tokyo, Japan. When he returned from war he began his career as a insurance salesman and worked with Triple A Insurance Company for over forty years.

Harry housed a wealth of sports knowledge and the sport of baseball was especially dear to him. He enjoyed many spring training games in Lakeland with the Tigers and was a fixture at the yearly University of Detroit sports banquet where everyone enjoyed his rendering of �Casey At The Bat.�

In addition to Helen, his beloved wife of over sixty years, he is survived by children, Tim (Bonnie) Dodd, Nancy (Rick) Sharpe, Elaine (the late Donald) Japinga, Robert Dodd, and Leeann Leski; sixteen grandchildren; four great grandchildren, a sister, Eva (Sal) Cucco and many dear friends.

A Funeral Liturgy will be held at Church of the Holy Spirit, 3700 N. Harvey Lake Rd., Highland, on Wednesday, April 4, at 10AM with the Rev. Fr. Leo Lulko officiating. Friends may visit at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford, on Tuesday, April 3, 2-8PM. Rosary Tuesday 7PM. Memorials may be made in his name to the church. For further information please phone 248-684-6645.


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