Curtis L. Dawson
March 01, 1933 ‒ May 13, 2016
Curtis L. Dawson, 83, of Galion passed away Friday, May 13, 2016 at home.
Born March 1, 1933 in Jefferson County, he was the son of Herman M. and Birdie (Waugh) Dawson. He is survived by his wife 59 years Eileen (Williamson) Dawson who he married on July 1, 1956.
He served with the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Curtis was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Galion and previously was very active at the former St. Mark United Methodist Church. He was a member of the Crestline Masonic Lodge and served as a Special Deputy for the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department for many years. Curtis was a tool and die maker for the former General Motors Plant in Ontario for 33 years and in addition worked with Gene Tischer at Tischer’s Lock Shop in Galion. He volunteered for many years at the Galion Community Center YMCA where he participated in water aerobics.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by children Linda (Pen) Fiatoa of Mansfield, Mary Ann (Richard) Werner of Austin, Texas and Jeff (Deb) Dawson of Galion; grandchildren Curtis, Kaisa and Rachel Fiatoa, Nicholas Beetham and Kelly Wills, Annie Trammel and Tyler Dawson; great grandchildren Abe, Ella and Mackenzie Trammel and sister June Burris of East Springfield.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Christ United Methodist Church, 130 East Walnut Street, Galion, Ohio 44833 where a memorial service will be held at 12:00 Noon with Pastor Jerry Penrod Jr. officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christ United Methodist Church Mission Committee or the charity of donor’s choice in care of the funeral home.
Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Curtis Dawson, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.