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Larry Wayne Dawson

Larry Wayne Dawson, age 81, of Eaton, OH passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at his home. He was born to Robert & Pauline Spitler Dawson on October 4, 1938 in Montgomery County, OH. He worked for Don Rusk Construction Company for 40 years as a hod carrier & brick mason. He loved fishing, traveling and spending time with family. He was preceded in death by his father Robert Dawson on February 13, 1939 and his mother Pauline Spitler, Dawson Wogoman on October 28, 2015; grandson Aaron Dawson on January 12, 2017 and first wife JoAnn Hofacker Norvell on December 20, 2017. Larry is survived by his wife Jean Dawson of 39 years, son Patrick R. Dawson; great granddaughter Harper Dawson; brother Roger Dawson; and step sister Melva Wogoman (Ernie) Tarjan. There will be no services per Larry’s request. Interment will be at Sugar Grove Cemetery, West Alexandria, OH. Donations may be made to Hospice of Dayton. A special Thank-you for those who helped in caring for Larry over the past few months. God bless each of you! Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, Eaton, OH is assisting with arrangements. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com.

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Jean I'm so sorry for your loss. Sending hugs

Marlene Ressler May 27 2020 12:00 AM

Jean, So sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept my sincere sympathy and may God give you comfort and peace! Jack Turner

Jack Turner May 21 2020 12:00 AM

My Great Uncle Larry was a wonderful man. I will think of him often & will always cherish every good memory I had of him. My thoughts & prayers go out to Aunt Jean & Patrick. May you both find comfort in knowing he is at peace & finally meeting his Dad he never knew and I'm sure he celebrated with Great Grandma as her birthday was May 19. What a gift that must be for her. We will all meet again someday. Until then, rest in peace Uncle Larry.

Heather May 20 2020 12:00 AM

When me and Phil moved to Lakengren, I didn't know that we would find out that we had some great neighbors... we didn't know those great neighbors would be such awesome friends.... and we really were surprised when those awesome friends turned into being the most kind hearted souls that we adopted as family members. Our heart aches for the loss of our Larry, but our heart also feels light since we know the good Lord knew it was Larry's time to go home and end his pain. He gets to sleep peacefully on Earth, but live in Heaven and be with those he loves. To the Dawson's, much love to you all. Heaven has certainly got a good one up there.

Kendra Adkins May 20 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Larry Dawson

Kendra Adkins May 20 2020 12:00 AM

Jean, I was so saddened to hear the new of Larry's passing. What a kind and gentle man was Larry. Our love, condolences, and prayers of peace to you at this time. Douglas & Rhonda Price

Douglas & Rhonda Price May 20 2020 12:00 AM

Dear Patrick and Aunt Jean....I am so sorry for the loss of Uncle Larry. The picture in the obituary had the tears pour from my eyes. He always had that smile. I remember so many times going to his and Aunt Jo Anns house. They Are Among my favorite memories. I remember watching Pat grow.Please know he is at peace with grandpa and grandma Dawson...and grandpa Wogoman.Im sure Theres a lot he is telling grandpa Dawson....as grandpa has been gone for over 80 years...love to both of you....rest in peace uncle Larry...catch a big one, Love Craig Dawson

Craig Dawson May 20 2020 12:00 AM

Aunt Jean,and Patrick I am deeply sorry to hear of Uncle Larrys passing. He was one of my favorite Uncles for sure and definitely the "coolest" one! I loved him very much and he will be greatly missed. My heart is happy knowing he is reuniting with his Dad,Mom,and Step Dad. He got to spend his Mothers birthday with her! He was also one of the hardest working men i ever knew. Our thoughts are with you both. We love you, Tami and Matt Justiana.

Tami Justiana May 20 2020 12:00 AM

Always will remember Larry with a smile on his face. As well as many Thanksgivings eating lots of pie and playing cards. Patrick, please accept my sincere sympathy.

Regina Thielen May 19 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Larry Dawson

Regina Thielen May 19 2020 12:00 AM

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