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    Thursday, October 29 2020
    Ronald Coleman Dawson

    Posted by: Clarke and Staples Funeral Homes AT 06:00 pm   |  Permalink   |  16 Comments  |  Email
    I certainly enjoyed my time at the Lunenburg Post Office when Ronnie would come by everyday except on days that he wasn't feeling his best. I enjoyed listening to his many stories and we'd always find something to poke fun at. Such a great guy and he missed Linda so much and he talked about her often. My prayers are with the entire family and heaven surely gained a great guy! I will miss you brother! Jonathan Sharpe
    Posted by Jonathan Sharpe on 11/02/2020 - 08:08 PM
    Genevieve and family. Was so sorry to see the death of your nephew. May God be with each member of his family in the months ahead without him. Lots of love to you all.
    Posted by BARBARA HUDSON on 11/02/2020 - 08:33 PM
    Rest in peace my friend Prayers for all your family as they go thru this difficult time.
    Posted by Allan and Nellie Cichorz on 11/02/2020 - 09:09 PM
    Condolences to the family. Rip 🙏🏻
    Posted by James and Deborah Nowlin on 11/02/2020 - 09:37 PM
    Condolences to the family. Rip 🙏🏻
    Posted by James and Deborah Nowlin on 11/02/2020 - 09:37 PM
    Condolences to the family. Rip 🙏🏻
    Posted by James and Deborah Nowlin on 11/02/2020 - 09:39 PM
    Condolences to the family. RIP 🙏🏻
    Posted by James and Deborah Nowlin on 11/02/2020 - 09:41 PM
    God bless and comfort the family in this sad time.
    Posted by Jackie Conner on 11/03/2020 - 05:30 AM
    I'm so for yall loss my prayers go out to the family.
    Posted by Wilma Irby on 11/03/2020 - 10:44 AM
    I'm gonna miss my CB friend. Enjoyed the contacts. And yes, you are a legend in the hearts of many. 73's
    Posted by Winston Barnes aka BamBam on 11/03/2020 - 09:14 PM
    I would like to extend my deepest sympathy to the family for the lost of your love one.
    Posted by Michael Corbett aka Midnight Crawler on 11/04/2020 - 07:44 AM
    Known Ronnie for most of my life. A good friend and a good person. He will be missed.
    Posted by Gordon Erby on 11/04/2020 - 08:59 AM
    . My prayers and thoughts and sympathy to the family of big thunderhe was a good person always had a smile on his face and you couldn't help but like him if you met him rest in peace my friend until we meet again your CB friend al Monday North Carolina
    Posted by Samuel Brown on 11/06/2020 - 12:26 PM
    My prayers and sympathy to the family for your loss Ronald was a good person and if you ever met him he was someone you couldn't help but like rest in peace my friend
    Posted by Samuel Brown on 11/06/2020 - 01:00 PM
    Ronnie and I had a bunch of good times together visiting other CB enthusiasts and some out of the way CB radio shops. Ronnie was one to help other CBers and could fine tune a beam antennae better than anyone I know and had more knowledge of electronics than the average novice. He was a good person and a great friend and will be sadly missed by people all over the world. My thoughts and prayers to his family and loved ones.
    Posted by Robert Williams aka Evel on 11/08/2020 - 01:52 PM
    I started talking to "Maniac" in ‘82 and met him in ‘87. What a character! He and Linda were the most gracious hosts. We visited them again in ‘93. Another memorable time. Ronnie took us all over the Victoria area and introduced us to a load of wonderful radio operators. He was my CB hero. I was so sorry when he lost Linda. She was his world. RIP my friend. You were a legend. Lovingly, Lady White Tornado
    Posted by Cathi Corso on 11/18/2020 - 11:54 AM

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    Ronald Coleman Dawson, 64, of Lunenburg, VA sent out his final “10-4” to reside at his new “20” with his wife, Linda Seamster Dawson, in Heaven on October 29, 2020.  He was preceded in death by his parents Aubrey Bowen & Mary Ella Jones Dawson and his brother Roger Dale Dawson. He is survived by his step-son, Glenn A. Gilmer of Roanoke; step-granddaughter, Alex of New York; sisters Pamela D. Dehart (Larry) of Amelia, VA, Wanda G. Dawson of Lunenburg, VA, Sharon D. Gaulding (Michael) of Keysville, VA; three nieces; three great nephews and his beloved aunts Pat Anderson and Genevieve Covington. Ronnie (aka Maniac, Big Thunder, Party Pooper) enjoyed spending time talking to his “good buddies” all over the world on his CB radio. He enjoyed fishing and taking strolls through the Railroad Park wearing his fisherman hat and bibbed overalls. He had a sweet tooth and loved chocolate. A graveside service will take place at 12pm on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at Lakeview Cemetery, Victoria, VA. Flowers are welcome or please consider donations to the Victoria Fire & Rescue Squad.

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