Austin Xavier Dodds Austin Xavier Dodds walked into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at the age of 16. Austin was born on February 3, 2000 in Akron, Ohio to Guiseppe and Meredith Dodds and was the eldest of two children. Austin's favorite times were spent playing on his computer, reading comic books, and watching football. He leaves to cherish his memory, parents, Meredith and Guiseppe Dodds; brother, Jaxson Dodds; maternal grandmother, Marion Hammonds; paternal grandparents, September Dodds, and Derrick Ward; aunt, Marion (Troy) Denefield; cousins, Monique, Daniel, Destine Denefield; aunt, Crystal (Glenn) Miller; uncles, Michael Hubbard, Cory Dodds; godsisters, NyKeya Stallworth, TaeLyn and Jordyn Cessions; best friend, Dakota Spence; and many family, friends and loved ones. Homegoing service will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 1 p.m. at St. Ashworth Temple C.O.G.I.C., 1086 Vernon Odom Blvd., Akron, Ohio 44307, Reverend Laven Parent eulogizing. Interment will be at The Ohio Western Reserve Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the church from 12 p.m. until time of service. Procession will form and condolences may be sent to 992 White Pond Drive, Akron, OH 44320.
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