William L. Dawson, age 61, died at home on November 4, 2017, after battling metastatic liver cancer for two years.
Born January 4, 1956, in Conneaut, to Ray and Nancy (Green) Dawson. He was a 1974 Conneaut High graduate and earned a Bachelor of Business Admin in 1978 from Kent State Univ. Although he lived in Missouri since graduating college, he was a Cleveland Browns & Cavaliers fan until the end.
Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Patricia (Smith) Dawson, (married December 23, 1978); his mother Nancy Dawson of Auburn CA, (previously Conneaut, OH); brother Robert (Brenda) Dawson of Houston, TX; sister Sally (Greg) DiPuccio of Auburn, CA; parents-in-law Robert and Dorothy Smith of Conneaut, OH; sister-in-law Becky (Jeff) Thomas of Panama City, FL; and brother-in-law Joseph Smith of Conneaut, OH; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Dawson of Conneaut, OH.
A celebration of Life was held November 11, 2017. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Foundation for Cancer Research, PO Box 96024, Washington, DC 20090-6024.
Published on December 5, 2017