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Gaiege A. Dodson

March 17, 1998 ~ July 30, 2021 (age 23)


Gaiege A. Dodson, 23, of Hopewell, PA; passed away on Friday, July 30, 2021.  He was born on March 17, 1998 in Everett, PA; a son of Eugene Heister of Bedford and Beverly (Dodson) Riggs, of Hopewell.

 Along with his parents he is survived by grandparents Darlene Hall married to Henry and Harry Heister; great grandparents Kay Dodson, Linda Barron and William Dodson; siblings Brittani Rankin, Micah Riggs, Rylee Riggs, Dreygan Oberman, Greyson Oberman and Milaunna Dodson; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by sister Sadie Riggs and grandfather Anthony Dodson, grandmother Martha Heister; great grandfather John Pittman and two special cousins Tyler and Tory.

Gaiege enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and was a music lover.  He enjoyed spending time with his little sister.   He also worked on and enjoyed working on his Grandmothers farm until his accident. He also loved spending time with his family and friends. 

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date.

If friends so desire memorial contributions may be made in memory of Gaiege to assist with funeral expenses at

Arrangements by Akers Funeral Home, Inc., 299 Raystown Road, Everett, PA 

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Family to do services at later date

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