Richard Charles Jodon of High Point, NC passed away on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Hospice of Piedmont in NC with his wife by his side.
A memorial service will be held on July 26, 2014 at 11:00am at Trinity United Methodist Church, 128 W Howard St., Bellefonte, PA.
Richard was born on December 28, 1942 in Bellefonte, PA and was the son of Charles E. Jodon and Laura Belle McCormick Jodon. He is preceded in death by his father, Charles E. Jodon.
He is survived by his mother, Laura Belle Jodon of Bellefonte, PA; his wife, Jelyn Tambo-ong Jodon of High Point, NC; son Jason and his wife Catherine and daughters Maria and Alexandra Jodon of Huntsville, AL; daughter Michele and her husband Brian and sons Mason and Hayden Miller of Reno, NV; son Jerich Tambo-ong Jodon of High Point, NC. Also surviving are his sisters Isabel Zerby of Beavertown, PA, Deanne Sodergren (John) of Delmar, NY and brother Van Jodon (Phyllis) of Centre Hall, PA. Richard is also survived by his first wife, Mary Wilson Jodon of Frederick, MD. He is also blessed to have many nieces and nephews.
Richard graduated from Bellefonte Area High School, attended Penn State University and is a U.S Army veteran serving with the 546th Medical Company in Wertheim, Germany. His career spanned many years in commercial construction management in the Baltimore-Washington/Northern Virginia Metropolitan area with Whiting-Turner Contracting Company and James G. Davis Construction Corporation and later with John S. Clark Company in the Triad area of NC. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, dancing and was a member of the ALS Jim “Catfish” Hunter Chapter. Richard was also a member of the Potomac Valley Fly Fishers.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in Richard’s honor made to Hospice of the Piedmont, 1801 Westchester Dr. High Point, NC 27262 or The Jim “Catfish” Hunter Chapter of the ALS Association, 4 N. Blount St, Suite 200, Raleigh, NC 27601. Online condolences may be made at www.triadcremationsociety.com.