Donald James (Buck) Bodwell

Son of: Paul 1917
Buck graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelor's degree in Business Management in 1967. He married Carol Brooks in July and entered the US Army in October 1967. In August, 1968, Buck was commissioned a 2nd Lt. He was fortunate to remain in the US during the Vietnam War. In 1972 He graduated from George Washington University with Master's Degrees in Personnel Management and Computer Science Management. Later he went to work for Electronic Data Systems (EDS) on Wall Street in NYC. In 1974 he transferred to Dallas, Texas and managed Employee Relations, Employee Benefits and Corporate Insurance. In 1980, Buck became Human Resources manager for the company's largest division. In 1982, Buck assumed responsibility for Productivity Services, a consulting division of EDS, specializing in work flow and process redesign. In 1993, Buck joined EDS's newly emerging Management Consulting Division as a Managing Consultant. In 1996, Buck became head coach for High Performance Teams at EDS. Carol is also a 1967 graduate of Virginia Commonweath University. After college she taught elementary school for five years. She then embarked on a career as a professional volunteer. She is currently director of the Community Food Pantry in McKinney, Texas, teaches Aerobics at the Princeton Community Ed Center and is President of the Princeton, Texas School Board. Jim Bodwell is a District Sales Manager for Sysco Foods in Dallas. Son Stephen graduated from  Texas A&M University where he was Executive Officer of Company D2.  He is currently employed as a Financial Officer for Maverick Capital, a Dallas based hedge fund.  Son John works for State Farm as a Manager on the Disaster Team.  In 1999, Buck retired from EDS and established PT Consulting Partners an internet marketing firm.





31 Oct 1945


15 Jul 1967

Carol Brooks

Mineola, Ny


Richmond, Va

b. 7 Mar 1945

Children of Donald and Carol (Brooks) Bodwell



Birth Date

Birth Place

Death Date

Death Place


James Garvin

14 Dec 1972

Edison, NJ




Stephen Brooks

1 Oct 1976

Plano, Tx




John LeMay

9 Jul 1979

Plano, Tx




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