Dawson was born on November 30, 1940 and passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017. Dawson was a resident of Georgia at the time of passing. Dawson was married to Cathy. The family has honored his request for cremation. A memorial service will be held Saturday April 29 2017 at 2 PM in the Chapel of Lovein Funeral Home with the Rev. Dean Majette officiating. Visitation will be Saturday April 29 2017 from 10-11 AM and 1-2 PM. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are requested to Berrien County Humane Society P.O. Box 1044 Nashville GA 31639 The Caring Place co Nashville United Methodist Church P.O. Box 5036 Nashville GA 31639 or to a charity of choosing.