Roger Ernest Dawson

Published 12:31 am Friday, September 30, 2011

Roger Ernest Dawson, 78, of 122 Hillcrest Drive, Chocowinity, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at Inpatient Hospice of Greenville with his wife, Lucy by his side. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during the Korean War. He was retired from E.I. Dupont and was an avid fisherman and golfer. Roger was preceded in death by his parents. Clinton Adam and Della Pelletier Dawson, his sister, Merle D. Eason and a son-in-law, Kent Adams.

Roger Ernest Dawson

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, from the chapel of Garner Funeral Home with Richard Parker officiating.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Lucy Sutton Dawson of the home; his daughter, Donna D. Adams of Kinston; his son, Craig Dawson and wife, Nancy of Sneads Ferry; his sister, Grace D. Hardy and husband, Bryan of Seven Springs; his brother, J.B. Dawson and wife, Geraldine of Kinston; many nieces, nephews and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to University Health Systems, Service League of Greenville Inpatient Hospice, C/O PCMH Foundation, P.O. Box 8489, Greenville, NC 27835 or to Community Home Care and Hospice, 814 Washington Plaza, Washington, NC 27889.

Garner Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.