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William Donald “Bill” Dawson, 86, of Kingsville, Missouri, passed away Friday, May 22, 2020 at his home.

Bill was born May 6, 1934 at Gunn City, Missouri, son of Oden and Lena (Fitzgerald) Dawson.

He graduated from Kingsville High School and enlisted in the United States Army, serving in the Korean War.

On September 30, 1961, he was united in marriage to Lola Jean Hancock in Kingsville.

Bill had resided in the Kingsville area for the majority of his life.

He was a member of Holden VFW, Memorial Post #5844.

Survivors include his loving wife of 58 years, Lola; daughter, Kaelyn Tuley (Walter); and two grandchildren, Samantha Christian and Clayton Christian, all of Kingsville; and also several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Drexel and Jerel.

A Memorial Graveside Service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 29, at Wesley Chapel Cemetery, northeast of Kingsville. Military Graveside Honors will be provided by Holden VFW Memorial Post #5844; Munday-Hancock Post #90, American Legion and United States Army Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions may be left to the William Dawson Memorial Fund, in care of the Williams Funeral Chapel, Holden.

Online condolences may be left at Arrangements entrusted to Williams Funeral Chapel in Holden.

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