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Keith Dodgins
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Keith Dodgins, 41, of Demorest, passed away Monday, Aug. 13, 2012.

He was born Aug. 2, 1971, in Stephens County to Anita Wilson and Gervace Dodgins. He was the owner and operator of Soque Tree Service and a member of The Torch Worship Center. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, but his love was coaching softball. He coached little league softball and a travel softball team.

Surviving are: daughters, Haley Dodgins and Emily Dodgins, both of Demorest; his fiancée, Rebecca Tyler of Demorest; children of fiancée, Brooke Phillips, Caleb Phillips and Andrew Phillips, all of Demorest; his mother and stepfather, Anita and Tom Wilson of Gainesville; his father and stepmother, Gervace and Dianne Dodgins of Clarkesville; sisters and brothers-in-law, Debra and Mike Hall of Gainesville and Kristi and Johnaton Rayner of Alto; stepsister, Marisa and James Dale of Cornelia; mother of his children, Allison Wright of Demorest; grandparents, Merle Frye of Demorest; grandparents and great-grandparents of his children, Nancy and Michael Lewallen of Cornelia; Frances Green of Demorest, Everage and Evelyn Lewallen of Baldwin; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at The Torch Worship Center with the Revs. Scott Smith and Mike Franklin officiating. Burial will follow at Fairfield Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Flowers are accepted, or donations may be made to the Haley and Emily Dodgins Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 725, Cornelia, GA 30531.

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home in Cornelia is in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at

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