He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
He was the son of the late Jack Lewis Dawson and Kathryn Mabel (Washburn) Dawson Litchfield of Benton.
He is survived by two sisters, Laura Jean Wolf of Memphis, Tenn. and Judy Dawson of Benton and one brother, John Dawson of Benton.
Arrangements are being handled by Collier Funeral Home in Benton. Graveside funeral services were held at Jenny Ridge Cemetery at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, September 14. Dan Miller officiated.