Tim Dodson

Profile Updated: March 26, 2019
Class Year: 1963
Residing In: Albany, OR USA
Spouse/Partner: Linda
Occupation: Project Manager
Children: Toney, born 1967
Military Service: US Navy  
Yes! Attending Reunion

My first 4 years following graduation were at Oregon State University (BS in Education) 1963-1967.
Married to first wife Donna 1967, son Toney born 1967.
During the Vietnam era, I went into the Navy (1967-1973) 13 weeks of OCS, 18 months of flight training and 3 years as a fleet pilot (Vietnam cruises on the Constellation and the Enterprise flying F-4Js) and 1.5 years as a basic jet flight instructor.
Worked as a survey crew member for a year: 1973-1974
Divorced 1974
Back to OSU as a post-bachelor 1974-1977 BS in Civil Engineering.
Back to LaGrande as a staff engineer working for '63 classmate Howard Perry at Anderson Perry & Associates 1977-1982.
Back to OSU for a Masters in Civil Engineering: 1982-1984. (end of my semi-professional student career.
Married my precious Linda Lou in 1982.
"Exile Period" to San Ramon, Dublin and Pleasanton California as Project Engineer for Geotechnical engineering firm Kleinfelder and Associates. 1984-1988.
Returned from exile to work for Oregon Department of Transportation as a geotechnical engineer (two years) and then 10 more years in a variety of positions at ODOT: design project manager, right-of-way engineering supervisor, project leader (design teams) and construction project manager. 1988-2000.
Quit ODOT to go to Brownsville Revival School of Ministry together with wife Linda. Pretty cool having 24-7 together! I carried her books. :-) 200-2001
Rehired at ODOT as a project leader. Moved to managing consultants and still at that currently! 2001-2013. Still very much enjoying the work.
Live in Albany, work in Salem (past 12 years). Drive and administer a private van pool. Total I-5 commuting for ODOT between Albany and Salem has exceeded 350,000 miles (counting first 12 years also).
Plan to retire on January 1, 2014. Will be seeking volunteer positions as a mentor of young people, possibly a tutor. Not in a rush to get started. :-)

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Oct 23, 2019 at 11:08 AM

Happy 64th Tim. Pray that you have a wonderful birthday. Bob

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Mar 28, 2019 at 11:06 AM

Happy birthday Dan! Have a great day :-)

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Mar 26, 2019 at 12:19 PM

It is a couple days early, but I am celebrating you today Dan. I am remembering you with fondness and smiles. ?? Have an especially great day on Thursday. ????????????

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Jan 28, 2019 at 12:07 PM

Happy Birthday Bob. :) All memories of you are good ones. And, it was good to see you at the last reunion still so healthy, vital and happy. :) Have a great day today.

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Oct 29, 2018 at 12:24 PM

It’s Birthday ?? time again. My wife’ today and yours tomorrow. I pray it’s an especially good one for you Tim. Bob

Oct 23, 2018 at 11:50 AM

Have a very happy birthday, Tim! Keep those beautiful photos coming.

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Mar 28, 2018 at 12:58 AM

Happy birthday Dan! ????????????May your day be filled with joy and celebration. I celebrate you and this anniversary of the day you were born, the day God placed you in this world as a blessing to us all. Have a great day! ????

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Jan 28, 2017 at 12:25 PM

Happy birthday Bob! May this day for you to be filled with joy and celebration. All my memories of you are warm and pleasant. Good luck finding that rich widow with a lot of hunting property. But if you don't, have a great year anyway. Best wishes and blessings, Tim

Nov 19, 2016 at 5:18 PM

Happy birthday Steve! Made this day for you to be filled with joy and celebration. I will always remember you as one who I admire. Have a great day. :)

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Oct 26, 2016 at 9:46 PM

Have a great Birthday Tim.

Oct 23, 2016 at 12:14 PM

Best wishes for your birthday, Tim! I hope you enjoy a grand celebration,

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Jul 22, 2016 at 12:20 PM

Posted on: Jul 21, 2016 at 4:28 PM

Hey Doug - I was watching the announcements of your approaching birthday and then missed the day. So here is my belated birthday wish to you: May your coming year be filled with good health, prosperity, joy and peace. Many blessings, Tim

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Jan 28, 2016 at 3:01 PM

Happy birthday to you Bob. All of my memories of you are positive. I have admired the way you have lived your life, the choices you have made. May this day be filled with joy and celebration and may you were coming year be filled with God's blessings: health, prosperity, love, joy, and peace. I admire you my friend.

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