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Born 11/24/1944 In Oceanside, Ca. Passed away 12/29/2012 in Mesa, Az.
JAMES DODSON, was raised in Cardiff, California, where he attended Cardiff Elementary School and was a 1963 graduate of San Dieguito High School. It was there his love of the ocean, surfing, fishing, and hunting developed from an early age.
After two years in the Army, Jim spent most of his adult life in the construction field. He built many custom homes and large commercial buildings in the western states. In 1982, Tempe, Arizona became Jim’s permanent home with his wife, Sandy. Jim became a superintendent of two large construction companies and also took up the “frustrating” game of golf which became a highlight during his short retirement. He spent many hours on the driving range and playing numerous rounds of golf.
For the past five years, Jim spent summers as a campground host in the White Mountains where he was surrounded by trees, mountains, lakes and many kinds of animals.
Jim passed away after a short battle with cancer on December 29, 2012. He is survived by his wife, Sandy, of Tempe, Az.; his sons, Cary (Erika) of Encinitas, Ca; Shane (Sanam) and Mark of Arizona; his sister Tootie Roe (Clifford) of Encinitas, Ca.; five grandchildren & four nieces. Jim dearly loved his family and friends……he will be missed by us all.
A memorial service celebrating Jim’s life is scheduled for August 22, 2012 in Cardiff, Ca.
Submitted by Patricia Walker
June 12, 1945 – January 24, 2016
Bill passed away in our home in Divide on January 24, 2016. Bill was born in Oklahoma City, OK to Charles and Aletha Henricks.
Bill’s family moved to San Diego, California when he was 14 years old. He attended San Dieguito High School and graduated with a business degree from San Diego State College. He worked in the construction business his entire life. He started in his dad’s cabinet shop and worked his way up into project manager for custom homes.
He married Constance “Connie” Doughty in 1973. We had a fun and exciting time in our 42+ years together. We moved to Colorado in 2002 and we have loved every minute. Bill enjoyed sports of all types, camping, jeeping, metal detecting, hunting and fishing. He was currently working on restoring a 1960 Austin Healey Bug Eye Sprite. He was a member of the Cripple Creek #96 Masonic Lodge.
Bill was preceded in death by his brother, Chuck, and his parents. He is survived by his wife, Connie, and her family. He said he did not want to lose his sense of humor and he didn’t.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 13, 2016, at 3:00pm at the Masonic Lodge, 75 Buffalo Court in Divide. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the American Heart Association.
Joni Wallin Keele Faulkner, 60, of Pine Cove, died Tuesday, March 14, 2006.
She was born to Robert and Alti Ruth Wallin in San Diego on Nov. 14, 1945.
Mrs. Faulkner had lived in Solano Beach and had worked in outside sales for Dixieline Lumber, Western Lumber, Wenco Windows and Sure Craft Supplies in San Diego County.
She married Tim E. Faulkner on April 29, 1981 at Edelweiss Lodge in Pine Cove. In 1995, the couple moved to Pine Cove to manage the same lodge for her stepfather and mother, Donald and Alta Ruth Wallin Huntley, who bought it in 1983.
The Faulkners renewed their vows at the lodge in 2002.
Along with her husband, Mrs. Faulkner is survived by a son, Robert P. Keele of Oceanside; and a stepson, Andrew E. Faulkner of Seattle.
—Idyllwild Town Crier Obituaries, published March 14, 2006
Born March 11, 1945 in San Diego, Ca. and died on May 10, 2004 at Scripps Memorial Hospital. He graduated from San Dieguto High School in 1963. He graduated from Cal Poly Pomana in 1967. After winning his Navy wings, he served for 5 years in the U.S. Navy. He returned to Cal Poly where he received his teaching credential and was a teacher and football coach at Torrey Pines High School for 30 years. He also retired with the rank of Captain in the U.S. Naval Reserve. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Dee Winn of Encinitas and two grown sons Andrew and Bryan., also of Encinitas. There will be a “Paddle Out” at Swami Beach in Encinitas at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 22, 2004 followed by a Celebration of his life at 10 a.m. at Moonlight Beach. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Dexter Winn Memorial Fund, c/o Torrey Pines Foundation, 3535 Del Mar Heights Rd. #446 SD, Ca 92130.
—San Diego Union-Tribune, published May 21, 2004