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Obituary for Travis Wade Dodson

Travis Wade Dodson, 49 of Atchison, KS passed away Saturday, June 11, 2022, at his home surrounded by his family.

Funeral service will be 1:00 PM, Thursday, June 16, 2022, at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, with Pastor Stephen Lucas officiating. Burial will follow at the Old Huron Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to help defray funeral costs and medical expenses and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at

Travis was born July 12, 1972, in Olathe, KS, the son of Corky and Kathryn (Fulton) Dodson. He worked at various management positions at Wal-Mart for twenty-seven years. Travis attended Faith Bible Fellowship Church. He was involved in Boy Scouts growing up and earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He was a former volunteer firefighter in Bonner Springs, KS. Travis enjoyed woodworking, cooking, hunting, listening to music. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family.

Travis married Christina (Chrissy) Petesch on April 7, 2001; she survives of the home. Additional survivors include his mother Kathryn Dodson, Atchison, KS, a son, Christopher Petesch, Oskaloosa, KS, two daughters, Peyton Dodson, Atchison, KS, Gracelyn Dodson, Atchison, KS, honorary brothers, Bob Eddy, Anthony Burton, Jacob Cline, Joey Vanderharr, Will Dulaban, Aaron Hollis, Raymond Wilfong, Tim Campbell, honorary sisters, Maggie Petesch Burton, Michelle Eddy, Kara Wright, Kelly Sneller, Katie Roit and Becca Dulaban, numerous nieces and nephews as well as son in law of Mike and Cheryl Petesch and grandson in law of Bill and Edythe Myers, nephew of Corlett and David Deckard. He was preceded by his father Corky Dodson and aunt Marilyn Payne, grandparents RC and Vera Fulton.