DAWSON, John H.,
68, of Richmond, Virginia, died on January 8, 2017, after a very sudden illness. John was born in Jacksonville, N.C., to Horace and Frances Dawson. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Linda; a brother, Tom and his wife, Debbie, of Lincolnton, N.C.; several nieces, nephews, and a host of wonderful friends. John was a graduate of Duke Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology, Elon University and VCU. He was retired from Dale Carnegie Training. There will be a memorial service Sunday, January 15, at 3 p.m., at Grace and Holy Trinity Church, with a reception to follow in the parish hall. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Linda would like to thank her dear friends who were by her side every step of the way.