Dodson died in 2020. He was remembered for his fearlessness and his kindness.
- Thompson, Ben (April 21, 2020) "‘There was no one who could’ve held him back'" FireRescue1.com, reprinted as "The tragic life and death of a heroic and troubled Birmingham firefighter." in The Birmingham News
- "Rodney Craig “Wild Kard” Dodson" obituary (April 2020) Bessemer-Brown Service Funeral Home