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Obituary for James B Dawson

January 13, 1941 - October 6, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 77

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James B. Dawson, 77, passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2018 in San Antonio. He was born in Lebanon Junction, KY, to Leo and Lillian Dawson. James attended Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY, where he earned a B.A. degree in Accounting. James retired from the Department of Interior after 30 years of government service, and was awarded the President's Volunteer Service Award by George Bush. He also served for five years with the State of Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. He was a member of the Catholic Church, where he served as an altar boy, usher, on the Finance Committee, and in many other volunteer positions. He was also an Honorary Member for Life, Third Degree, in the Knights of Columbus church organization. James is survived by his wife, Shirley; 2 daughters, Margaret Dawson of Killeen, and Heather Johnson and her husband Chris of San Antonio; 2 sisters, Martha P. Dawson of Louisville, KY, and Nancy Shaffer of Indianapolis, IN; a brother, William Dawson of Lebanon Junction, KY; and a granddaughter, Sydney Johnson.

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2018
10:00 A.M.
ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON CATHOLIC CHURCH
8500 CROSS MOUNTAIN ROAD

Father Robert Rosales will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to MD Anderson Cancer Center https://www.mdanderson.org/donors-volunteers/donate.html.

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San Antonio, TX 78232
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