st georges basin

Steve Dodd’s funeral by the water – South Coast Register – 18 Nov. 2014

More than 150 people farewelled aboriginal actor and Korean War veteran Steve Dodd on Monday.

Mr Dodd’s funeral was held on a waterfront reserve at St Georges Basin near the Aloha Caravan Park where he used to live.

The ceremony was conducted by the Salvation Army and included an RSL service and a traditional smoking ceremony as well as many kind words from friends.

Owner of the caravan park, Russell Neville read the eulogy giving those present an insight into Mr Dodd’s younger years from a book passed onto him by one of Mr Dodd’s brothers. (more…)