Survivors include his three children, Michael Dawson of Princeton, Gary A. (Lisa) Dawson of Mt. Olympus and Patricia (Terry) Hedges of Princeton; 10 grandchildren, Scott (Kristen) Dawson, Sherri (Darrin) Greubel, Natalie (Ryan) Carey, Carrie (Joey) Richeson, Julie (Chris) Ambrose, Angie Dawson and Billy Wright, Chad Dawson, Lindsey Dawson, Kelli (Billy) Mayer and Kara (Randy) Sparks; the mother of his children, Virginia Dawson of Princeton; 25 great grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; special caregiver, Wilma Dougherty of Princeton; 2 nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Nova Dawson; a stillborn son, David Alan Dawson; a stillborn grandson, Brian Trent Hedges; a brother, Virgil “Buck” Dawson; a sister, Marjorie Thompson; a grandson, Todd Dawson and a niece, Jo Ann (Thompson) Smith.
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