The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

December 13, 2012

Rod Allyn Dotson

Published 12-14-12

Enid News and Eagle

ENID — A memorial service for Rod Allyn Dotson, age 51, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Anderson-Burris Funeral Home Chapel.  

Rod was born to Donald and Roanne (Stewart) Dotson on Aug. 23, 1961, in Zanesville, Ohio, and died on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, as the result of an oil field accident.

Rod grew up in San Diego, before moving to Enid, where he graduated from Enid High School. He worked as a driller in the oil field, and was employed at Dan Darling Drilling. Rod enjoyed golf.

He is survived by his children, Charissa Durning and husband, Tony, of Tuttle, Jason Dotson and Don Dotson, both of Enid; four grandchildren, Kayleigh Vaughn Dotson, Ashleigh Jean Dotson, Tyler Stewart Dotson, and Ayla Marie Dotson; brother Kevin Scott of Texas; sister Donell Creel of Ennis, Texas.

Rod was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Tab Dotson.

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(Submitted by family)