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Date published: 3/5/2013

Roy R. Dawson

Roy R. "Peter" Dawson, 77, of Spotsylvania County passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center.

He was born March 28, 1935, in Spotsylvania to the late Roosevelt and Martha Dawson. He had retired from GM Powertrain and was a member of Beulah Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Ann; children Sheila D. Brown (Robert) of Spotsylvania, Royce A. Dawson (Welford) of Caroline County and Roy Marvin Dawson of Richmond; grandchildren Tracey, Rico, Victoria, Chazz and Sidney; and three great-grandchildren. He is also survived by one brother, Willie Dawson (Inez) of Woodford; two sisters, Ruth Mercer of Spotsylvania and Delores Dawson of Mount Vernon, N.Y.; brother-in-law Leonard White (Dorothy); two sisters-in-law, Alma Tibbs and Patsy Smith (Charles); good friends Robert Garner and Willard Beasley; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A viewing will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at A.L. Bennett and Son Funeral Home, with the family receiving friends from 7 to 8 p.m. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 8, at Beulah Baptist Church, with burial in the church cemetery.

Online condolences may be expressed at albennett andsonfuneralhome.com.