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Ronald Eugene Dawson

July 9, 1941 — August 18, 2022

Clear Spring

Ronald Eugene Dawson


Ronald Eugene Dawson, 82, of Clear Spring, passed away Thursday, August 18, 2022 at his home.


Born on July 9, 1941 in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Mildred I. (Ebersole) and Robert Earl Dawson.


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 50 years, Gladys Dawson; and brother, Larry Dawson.


Ron graduated from North Hagerstown High School, class of 1959.


Ron retired from Cumberland Valley Veterinary Clinic, Hagerstown, after 50 years of service.


Ron was a member of Musician Union Local 770 since 1960. He enjoyed all youth sports, horse racing, and making people laugh. He was a member of the bands Golden Sounds, Simplicity and many others.


He was a believer of Jesus. He was able to talk to anyone about anything and would gladly keep the conversation going.


He is survived by his children; Tammy Jacobs (Bryan) of Clear Spring, Ronald Dawson, Jr. (Shelly), Michelle Jenkins (Jeff) and Lorie Sharon (Joe) all of Hagerstown, and Clinton Dawson (Joy) of Omaha, NE; 12 Grandchildren; 8 Great-Grandchildren; Brothers, James Dawson and Edwin Dawson; Sister, Patricia Dawson; Uncle, Garry Dawson; Special Brother in Law, George Turner; and many nieces and nephews.


A funeral service will be held Friday, August 26, 2022 at 1 PM at Rest Haven Funeral Home, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown with Garry Dawson officiating. Interment will be private.


Family will receive friends one hour prior.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hagerstown Pony League, 570 Jefferson St., Hagerstown, MD 21742.


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Friday, August 26, 2022

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Funeral Service

Friday, August 26, 2022

1:00 - 2:00pm (Eastern time)

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