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Richard J. Dobson

September 11, 1945 May 31, 2018
Richard J. Dobson
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Obituary for Richard J. Dobson

Richard J. Dobson, 72, of Salem, MA, died on May 31, 2018. Born in Salem to the late Elmer Dobson and Catherine (McKennon) Dobson.

Dick served in the US Navy as an Aircraft Mechanic and is a Vietnam Veteran. He was awarded a National Defense Service Medal, a Vietnam Service Medal with one Bronze Star, and a Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal.

He was retired from Avnet, where he worked for 29 years in shipping and receiving. A longtime resident of Salem, he was an avid race car fan, he enjoyed talking long walks, and spending time with his family.

He is survived by several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his siblings Robert Dobson, Nancy Keane and Gail Page.

Calling hours are omitted. Burial, with military honors, will be in Central Cemetery, Beverly, MA, on Saturday, June 16 at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Information, directions, condolences at

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11:00 AM 6/16/2018 11:00:00 AM
Central Cemetery

Butman Street
Beverly, MA 1915

Central Cemetery
Butman Street Beverly 1915 MA

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