Michael Edward "Mike" Dawson, 68, of Westernport, passed away at his residence on May 21, 2017.
Born Dec. 1, 1948, he was the son of the late Lucien and Geraldine (Wilt) Dawson. He is also preceded in death by his siblings, Sara Turben, Kathryn Enriquez and Benjamin Dawson.
Mike was a lifelong resident of Westernport. He was a member of the Bruce Outreach Center. He was also a member of the Upper Potomac Rod and Gun Club and the NRA. Mike worked for Moran Coal for 41 years. He was once a Cub Scout leader. Mike always enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his wife, Carol (Davis) Dawson, Westernport; his children, Michael John Dawson and his wife, Lorie, South Carolina, Erich Dawson and his wife, Mary Lou, Swanton, and Nichole Whitfield and her husband, Sean, Virginia. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Andrew, Emily, Katy, Luci, Thomas, Dakota, Nevada, Ethaniel, Graysen, Logan, Elizabeth and Wray; his great-grandson, Charlie; and his siblings, Sue Rotoli, Florida, Paul Dawson, Colorado, and Mary Lynn Dunne, Florida.
In accordance with his wishes, Mike was cremated.
Family and friends may be received at the Bruce Outreach Center on Saturday, May 27, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
A memorial service will follow at 1 p.m. at the Bruce Outreach Center, Westernport, with Pastor Steffan Carr officiating.
Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, assisted the family with arrangements. Words of comfort may be expressed to the family at boalfh.com.
Published on May 22, 2017