He was a native of Johnson City and was a son of the late J.D. Dawson and Margaret Sexton Dawson. Mr. Dawson worked for Crothall Health Care in the linen department. He had also worked for over 20 years at the Roadrunner Markets. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his grandmother, Ruby Vestula Taylor and a brother, Michael Lynn Taylor.
Survivors include his loving wife and companion, Thresia Lukianoff of the home; two sons, Jon Michael Lukianoff and wife, Mary and their daughter, Marissa and Kenneth Miller; a daughter, Nikki Dawson; a granddaughter, Kayla Miller; a great-grandson, Maddox Murphy; three brothers, David Dawson and wife, Linda, Gary Styles and wife, Gloria and Virgil Sexton Jr.. two sisters, Phyllis Ingram and husband, James and Tammy Marie Broome; two half-sisters, Regina Dawson Sanders and Jody Dawson Hernandez. Special friends, Tim and Renee Hensley, Pam Scholten, Joyce Gillette, Dennis Huffine and Judy Taylor; his very special fur baby, Scooby Dawson; also numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services for Mr. Dawson will be conducted at 2:00 PM Wednesday, August 8, 2018 in the East Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Avenue, Johnson City with Pastor Steve Davis officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until the service hour. Interment will follow in the Washington County Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will be Phillip Sexton, Chris Rowe, Jamie Taylor, Dillon Styles, Dakota Broome and Dillon Dawson. Honorary pallbearers will be Mark Dawson, Steven Toney, Jon Michael Lukianoff, Gary Styles and Jeff Holder. The family would like to offer special thanks to the staff of Crothall Health Care Inc. and to the staff of the 6200 floor at Johnson City Medical Center for the wonderful care they provided.
Condolences may be made online at www.wadugger.com . Arrangements by Woodall-Anderson and Dugger Funeral Home, 108 W. Watauga Avenue. 423-928-2245