Ronald Keith Dawson, 61,of South Pittsburg, TN, died Saturday, October 13, 2012.
He was a member of South Pittsburg Church of God and a retired employee of TVA. He was also a member of I. B. E. W. and a veteran of the US Marine Corp.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Berthaline Haggard Dawson; and his sisters, Sue VanAllman, Jobyna and Sharon Dawson.
Ronald is survived by his wife, Doris D. Dawson; two sons, Jacob (Amanda) Dawson and Adam (Mary) Dawson; two daughters, Meshone ( Keith) Layne and Jennifer (Jimmy) Layne; four brothers, Ernest (Sadie) Dawson, Melvin (Frances) Dawson, Royce ( Mettawee) Dawson and Phillip (Danette) Dawson; three sisters, Elizabeth (Nellon) Carter, Oma Dawson and Carolyn (Jimmy) Turney; 14 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Milton VanAllman; and step-mother, Roberta Dawson.
Funeral services will be conducted from the funeral home chapel at 2 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, October 16. Interment will follow in Sequatchie Valley Memorial Garden.
The family will receive friends Sunday, October 14, from 4-8 p.m. CDT and Monday, October 15, from 1-8 p.m. CDT.
Tate Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.