Rev. Irvin Darnall officiated at the services. Burial followed at the Robert Dawson Farm in Herndon.
Mr. Dawson died on Wednesday, January 25, 2006, at 10:46 p.m., at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville of natural causes.
Mr. Dawson was born on October 26, 1941, in Stewart County, Tenn. He was the son of the late Henry Lewis, Sr., and Liza Bethel Chadwick Dawson.
Mr. Dawson was a farmer, and was of the Baptist Faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Tom Nat Dawson, Leroy Dawson, Johnny Dawson, and Henry Dawson, Jr.; and a sister, Ruby Stewart.
Survivors include a brother, Robert Dawson of Herndon; a sister, Geneva Calhoun of Cadiz; and several nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers were David Dawson, Stanley Dawson, Donald Dawson, Jeff Dawson, Mike Dawson, and Jim Stone.