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Donald Ray Dawson

February 5, 1939 September 4, 2020
Donald Ray Dawson
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DONALD RAY DAWSON, 81 years of age of the Home Creek section of Grundy, VA, passed away Friday, September 4, 2020 at the Clinch Valley Medical Center following an extended illness. Born in Buchanan County, he was the son of the late John and Julie (Rowe) Dawson. He was a lifelong resident of Buchanan County and was a member of Oakwood Church of Christ. Don served in the United States Army during the Vietnam Conflict obtaining the rank of SP4 and was a member of the American Legion. He was a loving husband of 58-years and was Co-Owner of Howard L. Daniels Sand Company for 45-years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 3-Brothers: Dewey Dawson, Leland Dawson and Bascom Dawson; 5-Sisters: Leah Matney, Ruby Justice, Ruth Dales, Flossie Keen and Evelyn Dawson.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Anna Lee (Daniels) Dawson of Grundy, VA; 2-Brothers: Glen Dawson of Grundy, VA, and Keaster Dawson of Deel, VA.

Also, survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services for DONALD RAY DAWSON will be conducted Monday, September 7, 2020 at Noon at the Grundy Funeral Home Chapel with Larry Arnold and Jim Belcher officiating with burial to follow in the Mountain Valley Memorial Park, Big Rock, VA.

Friends may call at the Grundy Funeral Home Chapel Sunday evening at 6:00 P.M. with services at 7:00 P.M.

Active Pallbearers will be Kevin Dawson, Michael Dales, Teddy Fields, Ricky Fields, Clinton Daniels, Chris Scammell, Ian Scammell, Justin Daniels, Hank Williamson, Eric Blackburn, Shannon Thompson, Matthew Mullins, Daniel Mullins and Family and Friends.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Ronnie & Myrtle Daniels, Roger & Geraldine Daniels, Kenny Dawson, Jay Dawson, Brandon Ratliff, Joey St. Clair, Jim Chapman II, Danny Whitt, William Ling, Bobby Spencer, Dr. Patel and Nurses & Staff of Clinch Valley Medical Center.

We will be taking proactive measures to help prevent the spread of any potential illness. In an effort to minimize direct contact, we ask that you consider avoiding shaking hands or physical contact with the members of the family or other guests. Direct Eye Contact, Loving Words, and a Warm Smile can be as meaningful to the families as a traditional handshake or hug, especially during these difficult times. Face masks or coverings are strongly encouraged.

Grundy Funeral Home of Grundy, VA is honored to serve the family of DONALD RAY DAWSON.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

6

Sep

6:00 PM 9/6/2020 6:00:00 PM
Grundy Funeral Home

22208 Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 1016
Grundy, VA 24614

Grundy Funeral Home
22208 Riverside Drive Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Service

Sunday

6

Sep

7:00 PM 9/6/2020 7:00:00 PM
Grundy Funeral Home

22208 Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 1016
Grundy, VA 24614

Grundy Funeral Home
22208 Riverside Drive Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Funeral

Monday

7

Sep

12:00 PM 9/7/2020 12:00:00 PM
Grundy Funeral Home

22208 Riverside Drive
P.O. Box 1016
Grundy, VA 24614

Grundy Funeral Home
22208 Riverside Drive Grundy 24614 VA
United States
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