Dudley Garland Dawson

Posted: Jan. 26, 2018 | Source: Matics Funeral Home

Dudley Garland Dawson, 79, of Procious, WV entered in the arms of Jesus at Hubbard Hospice House on January 21, 2018.

He was the son of the late Hubert Eurastus Dawson and Flora Mae Butcher Dawson. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Dexter; sisters, Nora Carmen Samples, Cledith Atwood and Chessie McCune.

Dudley was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother. He was retired from Clay Co. Department of Highways with 18 years of service and Clendenin Lumber with 29 years of service. He was a faithful and dedicated member of the Burke United Methodist Church, Procious, WV. Dudley Loved the Love of his family and truly loved people.

He will be sadly missed by his wife of 53 years, Elaine, Dudley was the love of her life. He is also survived by: son, Douglas (Kim) Dawson of Clendenin; daughter, Melissa (Jim) Schmaltz of Hoover, Alabama; grandsons, Jarin Schmaltz and T. J. Dawson; great granddaughter, Elisabeth Ruth Schmaltz; sister, Claudia O’Dell of Massillon, OH; and brothers, Dane Dawson of Shreve, Ohio and Daniel Dawson of Fayetteville, WV.

Visitation will be from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Saturday January 27, 2018 at Matics Funeral Home Clendenin. The Funeral will immediately follow at 1:00 PM at the funeral home with Rev. Scott Ferguson and Pastor Allen Jones officiating. Burial will be in the Hubert E. Dawson Family Cemetery Procious, WV.

Online condolences may be expressed at maticsfuneralhome.com. The family suggests in lieu of flowers donations be made to Matics Funeral Home P. O. Box 549 Clendenin, WV 25045.