North Jefferson News, Gardendale, AL


June 17, 2014

Obituary: William Coleman Dawson

NORTH JEFFERSON — William Coleman Dawson, Feb. 7, 1944 - June 15, 2014, 70 of Warrior passed away on Sunday, June 15. A native of Owenton Ky., William attended Morehead State University in Morehead, Ky. and was a Vietnam veteran, serving in the US Army from 1965-1967.

William was retired from BellSouth. In recent years, he was active at Mountaintop Community Church and served with the Gideons of North Jefferson County. William Dawson is survived by his wife, Sharon Geoghegan Dawson; three children, Tracy Dip (Aaron), Patrick Dawson (Margaret) both of Georgetown, Ky. and Jennifer Dyer (Christopher) of Warrior AL. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Anna, Aidan, Estella and Jackson, a sister, Barbara Hearne (Billy) of Owenton, Ky. and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be at The New Gardendale Funeral Home, 2214 Decatur Hwy, Gardendale AL on Wed, June 18, 6-8 p.m. Funeral services  will be Thursday, June 19, at 11 a.m. Burial to follow at Oakwood Memorial Gardens, 2029 Decatur Hwy, Gardendale.

Donations suggested to the American Heart association American Heart Association: Address 1449 Medical Park Dr., Birmingham, AL 35213. Phone 205-510-1500 or visit and The Alzheimer's Association at 1-800-272-3900.

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