Jordan Dean Dodson, 18, Altoona, died Monday evening in Sinking Valley.
He was born in Altoona, son of Joseph Marcellus Dodson and Maryann Taylor.
Surviving are his mother, Maryann Michaels and husband, Eric; his father, Joseph Dodson and wife, Jennifer; half brothers and sisters: Donald, Joseph Jr., Brent, Brian, Victoria and Elena; a stepsister, Amanda Michaels; his maternal great-grandfather, Clair "Mooney" Ferguson; his maternal grandmother, Denise Taylor; and his maternal grandfather, Darrel Taylor.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents: Donald Irving and June Doris Dodson.
Jordan was a 2013 graduate of Altoona Area High School. He enjoyed gaming, computers, music and hanging out with his friends.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today and 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona, where a celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family in care of the funeral home at 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona, PA 16602.